Restore problems with backuppc and apache
I have a Wheezy system setup with backuppc to back up 3 computers -
all ext3/4 systems. I have been trying to restore to a cold iron system.
Every time I try to create a restore.tar file the process stops at 331KB
when the file should be about 21GB. The file contains the directories
and no data. The files on the backup system have all of the data and
look OK. Several other people with similar setups have tried the exact
same commands (GUI) and have not had this problem. I started thinking
that all of the GUI information runs through Apache2 so I turned logging
up to debug on apache and made another attempt at creating a tar file.
Lo and behold, I got the following error message in the Apache error log:
[Date stuff] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] Out of memory! referrer:
I then opened a systems monitor program, re-ran things again and watched
the system ram max out and then the swap file start filling up. When the
swap file got to about 1.2GB the process quit. The swap file is set to 2
GB so I am not sure what is going on here. If the problem is with my
Apache setup it might explain why no one else is having the problem. I
looked at all of the other pertinent log files but found no other
entries. Specifically, the syslog and kern.log did not show OOM kernel
shutdown. Communicates between computers is being handled by rsyncd.
Can this be a problem if the tar file is being created on the same
computer where the backup data is stored. Any ideas?