db.backup# directories ... ?
ken at oceana.com
Tue Nov 18 08:34:33 EST 2003
Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> What are they, and what creates them, and any way to get rid of them?
> hub# du -sk db*
> 19714 db
This contains the BDB environment. If you remove this, BDB will be fscked.
> 8173 db.backup1
> 8149 db.backup2
These are the backup directories which are created for every checkpoint
(db.backup1 is moved to db.backup2 and db is backed upinto db.backup1).
They contain the BDB logs and a copy of each database at the time of the
Feel free to remove db.backup, but they will be recreated at every
checkpoint unless you change the source.
Kenneth Murchison Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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