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Re: xfsrestore problems

To: Charles Shannon Hendrix <shannon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfsrestore problems
From: John Kihonge <mkulima@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 18:54:01 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
References: <20020511205125.GD4462@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Charles,

We are investigating this issue and we will get back to you soon.

Kihonge JN

Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:

> I have a problem with xfsrestore, a couple actually.  Number one is
> that it doesn't restore files, only directories.
>
> I partially fixed that by removing /var/xfsdump.  After doing that,
> some of the files are restored, but a lot are missing.
>
> xfsrestore interactive shows ALL of the files are on the tape, but
> extract will not get all of them.
>
> I'm running XFS 1.1 on the 2.4.18 Linux kernel, and have been using
> XFS since last fall.
>
> My backups used to verify and restore fine, and now I don't know if any
> of them are good.
>
> Any ideas on why xfsrestore will not restore files?
>
> Why did removing /var/xfsdump allow some but not all files to restore?
>
> The second problem is that xfsrestore doesn't set the permissions on
> the restored files. Of course, this might be due to whatever causes the
> first problem.
>
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