[OpenAFS] Howto speedup the restore of a crashed fileserver
Mon, 01 Oct 2007 15:41:16 -0400
Jose Calhariz <email@example.com> writes:
> On Mon, Oct 01, 2007 at 11:25:03AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> Jose Calhariz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> > I have lost a fileserver because of a corruption on the reiserfs v3.
>> > Something like 1000 volumes and 100GB of data were lost. The backups
>> > were made using amanda with standard tar.
>> > My problem is the recovering of the data to the surviving filesystem
>> > is taking too much time. Something like 7 hours to recover 7 GB.
>> > Will I need 100hours to recover from tar 100GB?
>> What did you tar up? I can think of a lot of possibilities (the raw namei
>> filesystem, the contents of AFS archived with admin credentials, tarballs
>> of volume dumps), and the answer somewhat depends.
> I have tarballs with the contents of AFS using admin credentials.
Note that you'll have to manually repair the acls; tar doesn't save
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