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Old 07-14-2009, 08:55 AM   #16
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I just looked in the var/log/cron and it has the following

Jul 14 02:05:01 svr01 crond[22729]: (user) CMD (rsync -r -a -p --delete /data1/stuff /data2/stuffbackup/)


so does that mean it ran? or is it still running and just hasn't deleted anything yet maybe?
 
Old 07-14-2009, 08:57 AM   #17
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I just looked in the var/log/cron and it has the following

Jul 14 02:05:01 svr01 crond[22729]: (user) CMD (rsync -r -a -p --delete /data1/stuff /data2/stuffbackup/)


so does that mean it ran? or is it still running and just hasn't deleted anything yet maybe?
it ran.
is it still running?? i doubt, but check.

Code:
pgrep rsync

or
Code:
ps ax | grep rsync
 
Old 07-14-2009, 08:59 AM   #18
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that first line returned nothing

the 2nd line returned
3752 pts/0 S 0:00 grep rsync
 
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that first line returned nothing

the 2nd line returned
3752 pts/0 S 0:00 grep rsync
it is not running then.
and so shouldnt be considering the cron fires up at 0205hrs on the given days

Code:
day of week    0-7 (0 or 7 is Sun, or use names)

man 5 crontab
 
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So should i just update the path in the crontab then and rerun it? I'm not sure why it would just stop working.
 
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So should i just update the path in the crontab then and rerun it? I'm not sure why it would just stop working.
it looks to me like it is running fine.

can u do me a favour and paste the contents of crontab here


hint

Code:
crontab -l
 
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just to try it I ran the rsync statement manually and got the following

opendir(stuff/music): Permission denied
IO error encountered - skipping file deletion
rsync error: some files could not be transferred (code 23) at main.c(620)


Maybe something got jacked up with permissions and that's the problem?
 
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Actually when I try to run it as the user who has the crontab'd rsync, i get the following

rsync: writefd_unbuffered failed to write 4092 bytes: phase "send_file_entry": Broken pipe
rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(515)
 
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Actually when I try to run it as the user who has the crontab'd rsync, i get the following

rsync: writefd_unbuffered failed to write 4092 bytes: phase "send_file_entry": Broken pipe
rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(515)

sounds like permissions problem
 
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Putting the /usr/bin/ in front of rsync produced the same results as my last post FYI
 
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Putting the /usr/bin/ in front of rsync produced the same results as my last post FYI
i said already that the command IS running.

the problem is this

Code:
opendir(stuff/music): Permission denied
make sure that user has permissions to open the stuff/music directory or run this crontab as a user that IS allowed to do this
 
Old 07-14-2009, 10:39 AM   #27
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When I look at my stuff folder i see the following

dr-xr-x--- 21 user grp 4096 Jul 9 11:07 stuff

When i look at stuffbackup i see

drwxrwxr-x 3 user grp 4096 Jun 18 09:05 stuffbackup


the crontab is under the user's crontab, so shouldn't it be ok? permissions aren't my strong suit. actually, linux isn't my strong suit, yet! haha
 
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When I look at my stuff folder i see the following

dr-xr-x--- 21 user grp 4096 Jul 9 11:07 stuff

When i look at stuffbackup i see

drwxrwxr-x 3 user grp 4096 Jun 18 09:05 stuffbackup


the crontab is under the user's crontab, so shouldn't it be ok? permissions aren't my strong suit. actually, linux isn't my strong suit, yet! haha
grrr...


w is missing

should read

Code:
drwxr-x---   21 user   grp       4096 Jul  9 11:07 stuff
so..

Code:
chmod u+w stuff(/music)
 
Old 07-14-2009, 10:43 AM   #29
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so I even need to have the w for the source directory even though this user account is just used for the cron jobs?
 
Old 07-14-2009, 10:49 AM   #30
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I went to manually run it switched over to the user who has the crontab, and now its just at

opendir(stuff/music): Permission denied
IO error encountered - skipping file deletion


but didn't give that third line that it did earlier. does that mean its actually running this time since it didn't give that 3rd line?
 
  


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