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Re: XFS restore don't restore

To: Fugazzi99 <fugazzi99@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS restore don't restore
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2013 13:55:00 -0600
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On 1/7/13 1:22 PM, Fugazzi99 wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I think I hit a problem of xfsrestore again.
> I had some problems with my HD so I had to change it, after that I tried to 
> restore from the last dump of yesterday.
> I made it with the last xfsrestore/dump 3.1.2 but when I try to restore it 
> with xfsrestore 3.1.0 from sysrescuecd I got for the root filesystem:
> 
> xfsrestore: using file dump (drive_simple) strategy
> xfsrestore: version 3.1.0 (dump format 3.0) - type ^C for status and control
> xfsrestore: searching media for dump
> xfsrestore: examining media file 0
> xfsrestore: dump description:
> xfsrestore: hostname: orione
> xfsrestore: mount point: /
> xfsrestore: volume: /dev/sda2
> xfsrestore: session time: Thu Jan  6 13:01:53 2013
> xfsrestore: level: 0
> xfsrestore: session label: "root"
> xfsrestore: media label: "root"
> xfsrestore: file system id: 4af7e15f-17b4-4b4e-9c2a-f57ec2d43385
> xfsrestore: session id: 8981d37f-4c20-4723-b3bb-75465b833ea5
> xfsrestore: media id: 904ce393-451d-4dc5-ba3a-1ea9a4d28687
> xfsrestore: searching media for directory dump
> xfsrestore: reading directories
> xfsrestore: 25530 directories and 356365 entries processed
> xfsrestore: directory post-processing
> xfsrestore: restoring non-directory files
> xfsrestore: WARNING: bad file header checksum
> xfsrestore: WARNING: unable to resync media file: some portion of dump will 
> NOT be restored

ok, that doesn't look too good

> xfsrestore: restore complete: 4 seconds elapsed
> xfsrestore: Restore Summary:
> xfsrestore:   stream 0 /root/sdb/dump/old/backup/dump/root.dump OK (success)
> xfsrestore: Restore Status: SUCCESS
> 
> It restored only the directory tree and nothing else, also for the home 
> directory I got this messages and nothing got restored.
> I had 6 backups on different drives but they were all made with the last dump 
> 3.1.2 and so they are all unaccessible now.
> Basically I'm a little fucked if I will not be able to restore one of them I 
> have lost all.
> Is it a know incompatibility with different restore versions or I'm lost?

Shouldn't be incompatible, but just in case, maybe you can try restoring w/ the 
same version as created the dump (to some spare directory, so you don't 
overwrite anything?)

-Eric

> Thanks for the help,
> Fugazzi
> 
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