[OpenAFS] Howto speedup the restore of a crashed fileserver
Mon, 1 Oct 2007 22:14:39 +0100
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On Mon, Oct 01, 2007 at 03:41:16PM -0400, Derek Atkins wrote:
> Jose Calhariz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Mon, Oct 01, 2007 at 11:25:03AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> >> Jose Calhariz <email@example.com> 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 n=
> >> filesystem, the contents of AFS archived with admin credentials, tarba=
> >> 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
It's on my todo list, to find a command to export and import AFS
acls. So it can be collected by tar.
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