Home network backup solutions?
lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 19:11:53 UTC 2008
Reid Rivenburgh wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 11:19 AM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Reid Rivenburgh wrote:
>> >> > I thought I'd check here to see if there's anything else
>> >> > out there that would work. Ideally, it would be transparent to the
>> >> > clients, automatic when they're on the network, incremental.... You
>> >> > know, um, everything BackupPC does! Free and open source would be
>> >> > best....
>> >> If it is your network you shouldn't have to 'discover' it. The simple
>> >> fix is to configure your dhcp server to always give the same IP
>> >> addresses to the same MAC addresses and then either put the addresses
>> >> and names in the backuppc's hosts file or set up local DNS service.
>> >> There shouldn't be any problem running ssh, rsync, or tar on a Mac.
>> >> Many people on the backuppc mail list are backing up macs, so ask there
>> >> if you run into any problems.
>> > I've made a lot of progress on this. My router seems flaky about
>> > assigning reserved IP addresses, but that's supposed to work. A
>> > fedora-specific issue, though, is that I get an error when I try to
>> > use compression with BackupPC. Here's a little test perl program that
>> > demonstrates:
>> > #!/usr/bin/perl
>> > use Compress::Zlib;
>> > % ./compress-test.pl
>> > is only avaliable with the XS version at
>> > /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/Compress/Zlib.pm line 9
>> > BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at
>> > /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/Compress/Zlib.pm line 9.
>> > Compilation failed in require at ./date-test.pl line 2.
>> > BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at ./date-test.pl line 2.
>> > Bug 434574 sounds related. I guess I can wait for this to get fixed
>> > and just not use compression in the meantime. Or do you know of a
>> > workaround...?
>> Did you install the perl modules with yum? What does
>> rpm -ql perl-Compress-Zlib
> Well, at the moment I have the fc9 one installed as part of trying to fix this:
> % rpm -q perl-Compress-Zlib
> % rpm -ql perl-Compress-Zlib
> I probably just installed that one by downloading the .rpm file and
> installing it with rpm. That version didn't help, though. Same
> results with the fc8 one, which I'm sure I either originally installed
> with F8 or updated at some point with yum.
Something seems to be missing. What is on line 9 of
/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/Compress/Zlib.pm where it says it is
failing? If it is a 'use' something, try to track it down. Normally,
installing with yum should take care of this for you.
lesmikesell at gmail.com
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