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Re: Have DVD burner, will backup!

On Tuesday 20 June 2006 21:52, Bill Thompson wrote:
> > > The other script (darmonizer) defaults its size to the full 4 gigs.
> >
> > All I could get out of darmonizer was "waiting for the <first volume>"
> > and then it just stops.
> I have been having this problem as well. If you take a look at your
> processes, you will see that dar and darmon are still running but the
> command-line output has stopped. I haven't had any time to trouble
> shoot this, but I believe there is something in the daromizer
> script that is shutting off the local echo function of the terminal
> program. In other words, daromizer is waiting for a response from a
> prompt, but the prompt does not appear on the screen and the terminal
> program does not register any input.
> This is a wild guess of course. I hope to have some time to look into
> it further in the next few weeks.

I do not think this is the cause. The "job" has exited, leaving orphanned dars 
and darmons still going as you said. There is interprocess communication 
going on here and also some hidden place where the dar sequence number is 
kept (and is not reset in this failure). So, the next time I try, the 
following dar slices have higher numbers.

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