Jump to content
toshy

?unrepairable catalog

Recommended Posts

I have one catalog file that continually reports error mid-operation. I have repaired the catalog and rebuilt it as well but I still get the following errors half way through the operation. It doesn't just happen during a grooming phase but also on simple backups. Thanks

 

Grooming Backup Set TBT2 MWF, optimizing for storage...

[*] MacVLoc::VolRDiskGetFileStart: file(AC020666.rdb) header signature invalid 0x0 [*] MacVLoc::VolRDiskGetFileStart: file(AC020666.rdb) make count invalid 0 [*] MacVLoc::VolRDiskGetFileStart: file(AC020666.rdb) header invalid, err error -2,241 (Catalog File invalid/damaged) [*] ---grxLogFlush: found segment "AC020639.rdb" that was not in "rdb_del.log", error -1,101 (file/directory not found) [*] ---grxLogFlush: found segment "AC020659.rdb" that was not in "rdb_del.log", error -1,101 (file/directory not found)
Groomed 18.1 MB from Media Set TBT2 MWF.
Grooming Media Set TBT2 MWF failed, error -2,241 (Catalog File invalid/damaged)
You must recreate the Backup Set's Catalog File.
See the Retrospect User's Guide or online help for details on recreating Catalog Files.
10/12/2016 06:07:41: Finished scanning backup set data files
!Catalog File out of sync with Media Set "TBT2 MWF".
10/12/2016 06:07:49: Execution incomplete
Remaining: 4,182 files, 102.7 GB
Completed: 0 files, 0 B
Performance: 0 MB/minute
Duration: 04:10:27 (04:07:37 idle/loading/preparing)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You are not telling us what you want to do.

 

The easiest way to get rid of the problem is performing a "recycle" backup. You would, of course, lose all your backups from that media set. So if this is your only backup, you should improve your backup strategy. :)

 

This may be a large media set, so it would take too much time to recycle.

I would start by moving the file AC020666.rdb out from the media set. (I would NOT trash it.) Then recreate the catalog file (not just rebuild).

​If that fails, I would remove the files AC020639.rdb and AC020659.rdb.  (I would NOT trash them.) Then recreate the catalog file (not just rebuild).

 

If this works through a complete cycle (or two) of backups and grooming, THEN I could trash the offending files.

The source files stored in these files have by then been backed up again (provided they still exists on the source).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for a quick reply. May I just clarify what you mean by 'recreate' the catalog file. I can't see any command that would do this other than repair - or have I missed something - Retrospect 13.5 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×