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/backup Not showing in Server Information

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by nlservices, Apr 28, 2004.

  1. nlservices

    nlservices Member

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    I have 2 servers, both identical in hardware. Each have 2 hard drives installed. The second drive is for backups only. On server 1, when I click Server Information, this is what I see:

    Current Disk Usage
    Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
    /dev/hda1 1.4G 164M 1.2G 12% /
    /dev/hda3 60G 16G 41G 28% /home
    none 250M 0 250M 0% /dev/shm
    /dev/hda2 7.7G 4.0G 3.3G 55% /usr
    /dev/hda5 3.8G 1.6G 2.1G 42% /var
    /usr/tmpDSK 242M 9.1M 220M 4% /tmp
    /tmp 242M 9.1M 220M 4% /var/tmp
    /dev/hdc1 73G 32G 38G 46% /backup


    However, on server 2, this is what I see:

    Current Disk Usage
    Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
    /dev/hda1 1.5G 171M 1.3G 13% /
    /dev/hda5 57G 1.8G 53G 4% /home
    none 501M 0 501M 0% /dev/shm
    /dev/hda7 487M 9.9M 452M 3% /tmp
    /dev/hda2 7.7G 2.9G 4.5G 39% /usr
    /dev/hda3 5.8G 365M 5.2G 7% /var

    Notice that there is not a /dev/hdc1 visible.

    Both server1 and server2 show this in Server Information though:

    Server 1:

    Physical Drives
    hda: ST380011A, ATA DISK drive
    hdc: ST380011A, ATA DISK drive
    hda: attached ide-disk driver.
    hda: host protected area => 1
    hda: 156301488 sectors (80026 MB) w/2048KiB Cache, CHS=9729/255/63, UDMA(100)
    hdc: attached ide-disk driver.
    hdc: host protected area => 1
    hdc: 156301488 sectors (80026 MB) w/2048KiB Cache, CHS=9729/255/63, UDMA(100)

    Server 2:

    Physical Drives
    hda: ST380011A, ATA DISK drive
    hdc: ST380011A, ATA DISK drive
    hda: attached ide-disk driver.
    hda: host protected area => 1
    hda: 156301488 sectors (80026 MB) w/2048KiB Cache, CHS=9729/255/63, UDMA(100)
    hdc: attached ide-disk driver.
    hdc: host protected area => 1
    hdc: 156301488 sectors (80026 MB) w/2048KiB Cache, CHS=9729/255/63, UDMA(100)


    Why is server2 not showing the backup drive, and how much is used on that drive. Backups are working according to the update email I receive each morning from the server.

    Any ideas?
     
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    In WHM add een new harddrive.
    Call it backup.
     
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    That was done already. It has been backing up since it was first installed.
     
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    What does it say in your fstab?

    /etc/fstab
     
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    LABEL=/ / ext3 defaults 1 1
    none /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
    LABEL=/home /home ext3 defaults,usrquota 1 2
    none /proc proc defaults 0 0
    none /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
    LABEL=/usr /usr ext3 defaults,usrquota 1 2
    LABEL=/var /var ext3 defaults,usrquota 1 2
    /dev/hda6 swap swap defaults 0 0
    /dev/hdc1 /backup ext2 defaults 1 2
     
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    Have you configured the backup to dismount the backup drive afterward a backup run?

    Do you get an error, or does the disk get mounted, if you issue:

    mount -a
     
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    I issued the command above and did not receive an error, just returned to the command prompt. However, now the drive does show up in the Server Information area.

    So, I'm assuming this means that the drive is being mounted/unmounted correctly before/after the backup process on this server, but it is not being unmounted on the other server. This is why I'm seeing it constantly on the other server?
     
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    Sounds right to me :)
     
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    I know this is an old thread...but I was looking on how to mount the backup drive and this worked great.

    However I can't figure out how to unmount the drive now, and I have searched these forums pretty well. Any help would be appreciated.

    Regards,
    Billy
     
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    If you haven't found it already you need umount
     
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    Hi Chripy,

    I tried unmount -a figuring that would be the opposite command and would do it for me, but it did not work.

    I guess it's not a big deal because a couple hours later the backup ran and when it was done it unmounted the drive.

    -Billy
     
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    It's not unmount, it's umount.
     
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    Hey Chirpy....I've been meaning to thank you for that bit of info.
     
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