[PVE-User] WG: vzdump fails with ext code 141

James Mills james.mills at overthewire.com.au
Wed Oct 26 01:07:43 CEST 2011


Thanks for the response Mike.

I am looking into that today. We had the same
backup failure yesterday.

I'll let you all know how I go.

Our cluster all runs ProxMox VE 1.8.

cheers
James

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*James Mills
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On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 09:04, Mike Whitenton <subsystems at iwantmorestuff.com
> wrote:

> Sorry, I can't seem to reply to the list. Maybe you could pass it on.
>
> I'm a Windows guy with some Linux. I think I'd look to see what version of
> gzip is installed. According to www.gzip.org gzip 1.3.3 allows individual
> files larger than 2GiB to be compressed but not earlier versions. Being this
> error is a backup issue and ISOs can be quite large, I'd poke around there
> to see if that is causing the issue. Exclude any files larger than 2GiB from
> the backup and see if it backs up cleanly. Upgrade the gzip.
> Just trying to help the Proxmox project along. Eagerly awaiting for 2.0 to
> come out of beta.
> Mike Whitenton
>
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 2:03 PM, James Mills <
> james.mills at overthewire.com.au> wrote:
>
>> Hi Holger,
>>
>> Yeah I've read the same post. Not so helpful. This has occurred twice in a
>> row for us now. I don't believe it's a gzip error though where the dusk is
>> becoming full, etc. I'll double check.
>>
>> Still have no solution (yet)
>>
>> cheers
>> James
>>
>> Sent from my iPad
>>
>> On 25/10/2011, at 22:54, Holger Ernst <he at ernstdatenmedien.de> wrote:
>>
>>  Hi James,
>>
>> i found such an issue in the forum:
>>
>>
>> http://forum.proxmox.com/threads/6874-vzdump-fails-failed-with-exit-code-141?highlight=vzdump+fails+with+ext+code+141
>>
>> Not too helpfull, i know. It cured itself...
>>
>> But as i understand the real error is gzip: stdout: Unknown error 512
>> Disk full? Network connection lost?
>>
>> Regards, Holger
>>
>> ###########################################################
>> Hi All,
>>
>> We have a problem with backups for one of our VMs
>> on a production cluster running ProxMox VE 1.8
>>
>> Here is an excerpt of the logs:
>>
>> 107: Oct 22 00:52:11 INFO: Starting Backup of VM 107 (openvz)
>> 107: Oct 22 00:52:11 INFO: CTID 107 exist mounted running
>> 107: Oct 22 00:52:11 INFO: status = CTID 107 exist mounted running
>> 107: Oct 22 00:52:11 INFO: backup mode: snapshot
>> 107: Oct 22 00:52:11 INFO: ionice priority: 7
>> 107: Oct 22 00:52:11 INFO: creating lvm snapshot of /dev/mapper/pve-data
>> ('/dev/pve/vzsnap-vz1-0')
>> 107: Oct 22 00:52:11 INFO: Logical volume "vzsnap-vz1-0" created
>> 107: Oct 22 00:52:12 INFO: creating archive
>> '/mnt/pve/nfs_backup/vzdump-openvz-107-2011_10_22-00_52_11.tgz'
>> 107: Oct 22 02:40:50 INFO: gzip: stdout: Unknown error 512
>> 107: Oct 22 02:40:51 INFO: Logical volume "vzsnap-vz1-0" successfully
>> removed
>> 107: Oct 22 02:40:52 ERROR: Backup of VM 107 failed - command '(cd
>> /mnt/vzsnap0/private/107;find . '(' -regex '^\.$' ')' -o '(' -type 's'
>> -prune ')' -o -print0|sed 's/\\/\\\\/g'|tar czpf - --totals --sparse
>> --numeric-owner --no-recursion --ignore-failed-read --one-file-system --null
>> -T -) >/mnt/pve/nfs_backup/vzdump-openvz-107-2011_10_22-00_52_11.dat' failed
>> with exit code 141
>>
>> My research regarding this issue has lead
>> me to believe that it might be a bug with
>> the version of tar on the host system which
>> runs Debian 5.0.8 (lenny) (installed with the
>> ProxMox VE 1.8 ISO).
>>
>> See: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=487315
>>
>> Basically I wants to know two things:
>>
>> 1) Has anyone encountered this problem before?
>> 2) And if so, what was your solution?
>>
>> I have been unable to find a later version of
>> tar available for Debian 5.0.8 (llenny) nor in
>> backports. I will keep looking for a solution myself
>> but it would be good to hear from others that use
>> ProxMox VE 1.8 in production.
>>
>> kind regards,
>>
>> James
>>
>> --
>>   *James Mills
>> Systems Engineer* P:  07 3847 9292
>> E:  james.mills at overthewire.com.au
>> W: http://www.overthewire.com.au
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