I am writing a piece about the volume status, but googleing around
doesn't answer all my questions. I quick HTML document shows where
information is missing. Can somebody fill in the question marks?
On Monday 16 May 2011 19:18:05 Dennis Leeuw wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am writing a piece about the volume status, but googleing around
> doesn't answer all my questions. I quick HTML document shows where
> information is missing. Can somebody fill in the question marks?
The status can be used for volumes that will never be recycled, meaning that
the tapes will be removed from the drive to never appear again. What does
this do with the data in the catalog???
Not used yet. Planned for future use.
The status means that Bacula has no control over the reuse of the tape. When
you want to reuse a Disabled volume you should first set its status to Used
or Full and then purge all associated jobs. Does this mean that all data is
kept in the catalog for ever???
I don't know the answer to the question -- I think the information is kept in
the catalog, but you must read the code to know.
The status can be set to make the volume read-only. Catalog data???
Reserved for future use. Meant to make the status read-only -- i.e. cannot
write to the Volum.
Not implemented. Probably cannot be implemented.
The Cleaning cleaning the catalog ????.
Not implemented -- I think. Meant to be used for a cleaning tape (i.e. you
cannot write to it or read from it. When it is "mounted" it will clean the