[CentOS] bareos on CentOS 6

Tue May 17 20:34:12 UTC 2016
Paul Heinlein <heinlein at madboa.com>

On Tue, 17 May 2016, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:

>   I'm hoping *someone* here has worked a bit with bareos. I've tried
> posting to the google groups for it... and haven't even had one person
> view my post....
>   It was working fine, backing up windows boxes for months. Then, about a
> week ago, the server got a regular yum update, and rebooted... and it's
> broken. A job will start... and just keep running forever (as in, over
> the weekend) and never end; normally, they were all done in a few
> hours.
>   I stopped bareos-dir, then -fd, then -sd, restarted, no joy. Then I
> tried shutting them all down, and service restart postgres, and *then*
> starting up -sd, -fd and -dir. I was starting them manually Friday, and
> they'd run and finish. But the nightly b/u, a job started... and was
> still running yesterday.
>   Anyone have any ideas?

Just one idea, and it's not a promising one:

Any chance that the Windows client is spinning trying to backup cygwin 
files, specifically /var/log/lastlog?

Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> http://www.madboa.com/