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HPUX 11.11 - Issue with ignite backup

Frequent Advisor

HPUX 11.11 - Issue with ignite backup

Hello,
Due to the crash of the boot disk, we replaced the disk and rebuilt from Ignite tape.
Now the system works as we expected. However, when I took the ignite backup today the following warnings appeard. Please advise me.

WARNING: There was a problem with the list of files/directories to archive.
Input: /var/opt/ignite/recovery/2010-06-11,16:22/flist
The following line(s) had too few/incorrect entries in each of them.
Problem lines:
line: 1 120755 1275659722 17 0
WARNING: There was a problem with the list of files/directories to archive.
Input: /var/opt/ignite/recovery/2010-06-11,16:22/flist
The following line(s) had too few/incorrect entries in each of them.
Problem lines:
line: 1 120755 1275659722 17 0
WARNING: Cannot find device file: 29
WARNING: Cannot find device file: 38
WARNING: Cannot find device file: 34
WARNING: Cannot find device file: 30
WARNING: Cannot find device file: 41

Thanks.
8 REPLIES
Honored Contributor

Re: HPUX 11.11 - Issue with ignite backup

hi,

check this link :

http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?admit=109447626+1276521148607+28353475&threadId=111386

it should be there a explanation for your problem.

mikap
Exalted Contributor

Re: HPUX 11.11 - Issue with ignite backup

Shalom,

It would appear to me that certain devices are missing on the restored system. What is unclear is whether the restore succeeded and the system booted.

Please clarify.

SEP
Steven E Protter
Owner of ISN Corporation
http://isnamerica.com
http://hpuxconsulting.com
Sponsor: http://hpux.ws
Twitter: http://twitter.com/hpuxlinux
Founder http://newdatacloud.com
Frequent Advisor

Re: HPUX 11.11 - Issue with ignite backup

The restore was success. I did not see any errors or issues during the restore.

can you advise on this error pls?


WARNING: There was a problem with the list of files/directories to archive.
Input: /var/opt/ignite/recovery/2010-06-11,16:22/flist
The following line(s) had too few/incorrect entries in each of them.
Problem lines:
line: 1 120755 1275659722 17 0


Thanks,
Exalted Contributor

Re: HPUX 11.11 - Issue with ignite backup

Shalom,

If the system is functional, test it. Make sure basic functionality is there and it can perform needed work.

if so, you can then make a new Ignite recovery tape and deal with any errors in that archive.

Bringing the system and Ignite infrastructure to a more current version sometimes helps.

It is likely but not certain that you can ignore the recovery errors.

SEP
Steven E Protter
Owner of ISN Corporation
http://isnamerica.com
http://hpuxconsulting.com
Sponsor: http://hpux.ws
Twitter: http://twitter.com/hpuxlinux
Founder http://newdatacloud.com
Frequent Advisor

Re: HPUX 11.11 - Issue with ignite backup

Thanks for all your help and advise. I will try my best.
Frequent Advisor

Re: HPUX 11.11 - Issue with ignite backup

hello,
I have checked the flist and I can see the
below entry in the flist.
1 120755 1275659722 17 0

How can I identify this in the system? is it a file or something else?

Thanks,
Highlighted
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: HPUX 11.11 - Issue with ignite backup

>1 120755 1275659722 17 0
>How can I identify this in the system?

Can you show the lines around this line?
Is it just missing the name?
Frequent Advisor

Re: HPUX 11.11 - Issue with ignite backup

Thanks for the reply. I have found the line.
In the root folder there was a file without the name (file name was null). I removed using rm -i ?

For the missing device file, the IOSCAN shows the ids 29-41 and all the SAN DISK were claimed.
But this is a secondary node in the cluster. Currently the Package is in the Primary node.

If I failover to secondary, will this be resolved? Please advise.

Regards,