[Bug 300965] Re: updatedb.mlocate crashes the machine, when the backupcc-pool becomes huge
magnum at pestilenz.org
Wed Nov 25 19:29:19 GMT 2009
Here the descritpion of the problem:
The daily updatedb-job crashes, when the filesystem becomes too large. If this depends on the number of files or size of all files i don't know. The BackuPC-Pool becomes very soon very huge (in my case about 250GB with al huge number of files).
As there is no real advantage in taking the BackupPC-Pool-Files in the
updatedb i think a solution would be to add '/var/lib/backuppc' to
PRUNEPATHS in /etc/updatedb.mlocate.
It' quite likely, that updatedb would crash with other Filessystems
which become huge as well but i don't know.
This is all what i can add to this case, if it is not enough i
** Changed in: backuppc (Ubuntu)
Status: Invalid => New
updatedb.mlocate crashes the machine, when the backupcc-pool becomes huge
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