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RE: ontape -r idle

Posted By: R Fo
Date: Monday, 9 March 2009, at 8:31 a.m.

In Response To: Re: ontape -r idle (jak aka)

Jak

When you issue the command:

ontape -r

it show you a list of dbspaces and chunks in the beggining ?

AFTER: Please mount tape 1 on /scratch/uk/lvl_zero and press Return to continue ...

and

BEFORE:

Continue restore? (y/n)y
Do you want to back up the logs? (y/n)n

it should show you a list of dbspaces and chunks ... IF NOT , maybe you're using the wrong tape.

If it is showed , the list of chunks should show you the total pages for each chunk and total pages USED for each chunk.

As restore is running, in other session , you can issue the command:

onstat -D to see the number of restored pages for each chunk.

Please, let me know the Operational system ...

Best regards

R Ferronato

> To: ids@iiug.org
> From: jakkritakeng@yahoo.com
> Subject: Re: ontape -r idle [15065]
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 01:43:10 -0400
>
> Hi ,
> I wonder :
> How do you know restoring is completed ?
> I have not seen any log of restoring in the onstat -m.
>
> Anyway , I not familiar with IDS.7.31 so I 'm not sure after ontape -r finish,
> IDS should be in on-line mode.
>
> ________________________________
> From: Fernando Nunes <domusonline@gmail.com>
> To: ids@iiug.org
> Sent: Monday, March 9, 2009 12:20:56 AM
> Subject: Re: ontape -r idle [15063]
>
> Not necessarily. You can bring it up with "oninit -r".
> After that it's possible to force logical revovery, and then "onmode -m"
>
> Regards.
>
> On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 5:44 AM, Art Kagel <art.kagel@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > It depends on the reason for the block. In the case of the fast recovery
> > after a restore, the engine is actually waiting for you to run onmode -m.
> > If you shutdown before doing that the engine is hosed.
> >
> > Art
> >
> > On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 10:03 PM, Kern Doe <kern_doe@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Is this problem resolved, I'm just curious to know? correct me if I'm
> > wrong
> > > Art, when the engine is in "Fast Recovery" with "Blocked" on CKPT you
> > > cannot
> > > run "onmode -m" yet, it will not work. you will have to wait for this
> > "Fast
> > > Recovery (CKPT REQ)" (or should we say "slow recovery") is finished or it
> > > may
> > > never be finished for some reasons, perhaps, not having the right tapes,
> > > etc...
> > >
> > > ________________________________
> > > From: Art Kagel <art.kagel@gmail.com>
> > > To: ids@iiug.org
> > > Sent: Friday, March 6, 2009 10:39:57 AM
> > > Subject: Re: ontape -r idle [15059]
> > >
> > > Ooops typo. That should be:
> > >
> > > onmode -m
> > >
> > > Art
> > >
> > > On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 10:39 AM, Art Kagel <art.kagel@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Good, now run:
> > > >
> > > > omnode -m
> > > >
> > > > To complete fast recovery and bring the server to full online mode.
> > > >
> > > > Art
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 9:15 PM, CHEE KHUAN LEONG
> > > <cloudlck@hotmail.com>wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> Hi,
> > > >> When i run ontape -r to restore database, it didn't return any
> > > >> abnormallies,
> > > >> but it remain hangs/idle. Server remain at Fast recovery mode and i am
> > > >> able to
> > > >> run onstat command. Please help. I have paste the output and error log
> > > >> information below. Kindly review. Thanks
> > > >>
> > > >> # ontape -r
> > > >>
> > > >> Please mount tape 1 on /scratch/uk/lvl_zero and press Return to
> > continue
> > > >> ...
> > > >>
> > > >> Archive Tape Information
> > > >>
> > > >> Tape type: Archive Backup Tape
> > > >> Online version: Informix Dynamic Server Version 7.31.UD6
> > > >> Archive date: Thu Mar 5 02:30:08 2009
> > > >> User id: informix
> > > >> Terminal id: ?
> > > >> Archive level: 0
> > > >> Tape device: /ifmx_bkup/uk/lvl0/lvl_zero
> > > >> Tape blocksize (in k): 1024
> > > >> Tape size (in k): 2000000
> > > >> Tape number in series: 1
> > > >>
> > > >> Continue restore? (y/n)y
> > > >> Do you want to back up the logs? (y/n)n
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > ========================================================================
> > > >> Informix Dynamic Server Version 7.31.UD6 -- Fast Recovery (CKPT REQ)
> > --
> > > Up
> > > >> 00:21:07 -- 65984 Kbytes
> > > >> Blocked:CKPT
> > > >>
> > >
> > ==========================================================================
> > > >> Fri Mar 6 01:46:13 2009
> > > >>
> > > >> 01:46:13 Event alarms enabled. ALARMPROG =
> > > >> '/shared/informix/live/etc/log_full_null.sh'
> > > >> 01:46:19 DR: DRAUTO is 0 (Off)
> > > >> 01:46:19 Requested shared memory segment size rounded from 600KB to
> > > 608KB
> > > >> 01:46:19 Requested shared memory segment size rounded from 600KB to
> > > 608KB
> > > >> 01:46:19 Dynamically allocated new message shared memory segment (size
> > > >> 608KB)
> > > >> 01:46:20 Informix Dynamic Server Version 7.31.UD6 Software Serial
> > Number
> > > >> AAD#J345056
> > > >> 01:46:20 Informix Dynamic Server Initialized -- Shared Memory
> > > Initialized.
> > > >> 01:46:21 Dataskip is now OFF for all dbspaces
> > > >> 01:46:21 Restartable Restore has been DISABLED
> > > >> 01:46:21 Recovery Mode
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
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> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Art S. Kagel
> > > > Oninit (www.oninit.com)
> > > > IIUG Board of Directors (art@iiug.org)
> > > >
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