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Fsmedinfo and recoverRoot

Started by Joe in COMMUNITY SUPPORT. Last reply by Michael Richter Nov 16. 13 Replies

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Erick Goodman updated their profile
Nov 20
Michael Richter replied to Joe's discussion Fsmedinfo and recoverRoot
"Hello Joe, its strange or a coincidence that it affects the files which are not in the database. however i can assure you, that fsmedscan work independently from the Database. It could be due to a very old Bug on the Code. So as mentioned, please…"
Nov 16
Joe replied to Joe's discussion Fsmedinfo and recoverRoot
"Hi Michael Thanks so much for guiding me, I did a dry run, executed fsmedscan which yielded a list of all the files in the Tape I know that fsmedscan suppose to restore all files from Tape to Disk, I use the command this way Fsmedscan -R…"
Nov 16
Joe replied to Joe's discussion Fsmedinfo and recoverRoot
"Hi Michael Thanks so much for guiding me, I did a dry run, executed fsmedscan which yielded a list of all the files in the Tape I know that fsmedscan suppose to restore all files from Tape to Disk, I use the command this way Fsmedscan -R…"
Nov 10
Michael Richter replied to Joe's discussion Fsmedinfo and recoverRoot
"Hello Joe, fsmedscan will recover all files on the media ( Disk and Non Disk ). I assume you have a outputfile for a "dry run" of fsmedscan. There are the listing of all files (file marks). If certain files are not read back due to…"
Nov 10
Joe replied to Joe's discussion Fsmedinfo and recoverRoot
"Hi Michael, I checked the fsmedscan output results, I found that in the recoverRoot it contains restored files that are found on the disk but files that are only existing in the Tape media are not restored into the recoverRoot. How can I get the…"
Nov 10
Joe replied to Joe's discussion Fsmedinfo and recoverRoot
"Thanks Michael In the process of recovering using fsmedscan what I observe, it will create the /recoverRoot/Stornext & there are some files at the same level as the /recoverRoot that are numbers example # ls -l ------- root root 654…"
Nov 9
Michael Richter replied to Joe's discussion Fsmedinfo and recoverRoot
"Hi Joe, yes this sems corrct. You will need to specify -R as well to recover. -b Byte scan. This will search byte by byte for file header labels up to the next tape mark. If -n is used the scan will stop after finding the specified numâ ber of…"
Nov 9
Joe replied to Joe's discussion Fsmedinfo and recoverRoot
"Hi Michael I tried using fsmedscan -b /dev/sf12 but it does not restore the files ? Is this the correct way to do a byte by byte restore of tape to disk ?"
Nov 9
Roger Beck updated their profile
Nov 8
Michael Richter replied to Joe's discussion Fsmedinfo and recoverRoot
"Hello Joe, this might be due to a corrupt tape (missing Tape Mark for example) . you can try the byte-for-byte scan however it may not suceeded. As an alternative: - check which files were not able to be recovered - check the output of the dry-run…"
Nov 2
Joe replied to Joe's discussion Fsmedinfo and recoverRoot
"Thanks Michael I pipe the fsmedscan file listing into a file but it didn't seem to have any error messages. With the fsmedscan -b option will it like be able to restore every file inside into the /recoverRoot ? With the -b option will the…"
Nov 2
Michael Richter replied to Joe's discussion Fsmedinfo and recoverRoot
"Hello Joe, without seeing logsfiles, i could only guess that not all of them could be restored. Do you see any error messages when recovering the files? You may want to try the -b ( byte for byte scan, please see manpages before usign it ) Rgds…"
Nov 2
Joe replied to Joe's discussion Fsmedinfo and recoverRoot
"Thanks Michael But help me understand when I use fsmedscan to restore all the data files from tape media into the /recoverRoot why is the data files in the /recoverRoot is less then the fsmedscan list of files ?"
Nov 2
Michael Richter replied to Joe's discussion Fsmedinfo and recoverRoot
"Hello Joe, fsmedinfo uses the database to reflect what active/inactive files are on the media. If inactive files have been cleaned ( see manpages fsclean ) then entries are removed from the database and the file - while still physically on the media…"
Nov 2
Herman Kidd updated their profile
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