Your best bet is to ask on the bacula-users list. They know *much* more than I
do about writing DVDs and the problems associated with it.
Concerning ctl-z: it is not supported by bconsole.
On Thursday 27 October 2005 09:54, Tracy R Reed wrote:
> Tracy R Reed wrote:
> > I believe I have set up the config files correctly to write to my DVD
> > device. However when I run a backup I get IO errors on the console:
> Ok, turns out I still had a couple of errors in my config. Got those
> worked out. Now I can't label the DVD. After extensive googling I just
> found out about the dvd+rw-tools patch in bacula/patches. So I worked
> that patch into the spec file for Fedora's src rpm and rebuilt and
> reinstalled the dvd+rw tools. After that it gave an error about not
> being able to mount the volume but it does seem to have labelled it
> because I can make backups to it.
> Using default Catalog name=MyCatalog DB=bacula
> Automatically selected Storage: DVD
> Enter new Volume name: 21
> Automatically selected Pool: Default
> Connecting to Storage daemon DVD at home:9103 ...
> Sending label command for Volume "21" Slot 0 ...
> 3000 OK label. Volume=21 Device="DVDWriter" (/dev/hda)
> Catalog record for Volume "21", Slot 0 successfully created.
> Requesting to mount DVDWriter ...
> 3907 Device "DVDWriter" (/dev/hda) cannot be mounted. ERR=mount: wrong
> fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hda,
> missing codepage or other error
> In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
> dmesg | tail or so
> Do not forget to mount the drive!!!
> I notice when trying to purge a volume it says:
> Enter MediaId or Volume name:
> But it seems to only accept MediaID. I name my volumes by numbers which
> can cause confusion with this prompt also. I had a volume named 2 and a
> MediaID 2 but they weren't the same physical media.
> Quite often in bconsole that if I ctrl-z it the command line becomes
> very confused. And I often find myself stuck at a prompt with no way out
> except to ctrl-z and kill bconsole if I do not wish to proceed. An
> example of this is in the label command.
> Otherwise it seems to be doing a backup now. Haven't tried a restore yet
> but that will be the real test.