Timeshift - Diskproblem?

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LarsG
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Timeshift - Diskproblem?

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I have been running this newly installed LMDE 4 workstation for about 3 weeks now.

I have divided a WD 8 TB disk in to partitions. One 6 TB for /home and the rest 2 TB to Timeshift.

I just did a cat /var/log/syslog, when finding this on /dev/sda2 where Timeshift saves all backups,

Nov 2 10:55:22 my-computer kernel: [339065.916402] EXT4-fs error (device sda2): htree_dirblock_to_tree:995: inode #98570334: block 10: comm rm: Directory block failed checksum
Nov 2 10:55:22 my-computer kernel: [339065.918131] EXT4-fs error (device sda2): htree_dirblock_to_tree:995: inode #98570334: block 10: comm rm: Directory block failed checksum
Nov 2 10:55:22 my-computer kernel: [339065.919889] EXT4-fs error (device sda2): htree_dirblock_to_tree:995: inode #98570334: block 10: comm rm: Directory block failed checksum
Nov 2 10:55:22 my-computer kernel: [339065.921703] EXT4-fs error (device sda2): htree_dirblock_to_tree:995: inode #98570334: block 10: comm rm: Directory block failed checksum
Nov 2 10:55:22 my-computer kernel: [339065.923713] EXT4-fs error (device sda2): htree_dirblock_to_tree:995: inode #98570334: block 10: comm rm: Directory block failed checksum
Nov 2 10:55:22 my-computer kernel: [339065.925562] EXT4-fs error (device sda2): htree_dirblock_to_tree:995: inode #98570334: block 10: comm rm: Directory block failed checksum
Nov 2 10:55:22 my-computer kernel: [339065.927285] EXT4-fs error (device sda2): htree_dirblock_to_tree:995: inode #98570334: block 10: comm rm: Directory block failed checksum
Nov 2 10:55:22 my-computer kernel: [339065.929180] EXT4-fs error (device sda2): htree_dirblock_to_tree:995: inode #98570334: block 10: comm rm: Directory block failed checksum
Nov 2 10:55:22 my-computer kernel: [339065.931049] EXT4-fs error (device sda2): htree_dirblock_to_tree:995: inode #98570334: block 10: comm rm: Directory block failed checksum
Nov 2 10:55:22 my-computer kernel: [339065.932797] EXT4-fs error (device sda2): htree_dirblock_to_tree:995: inode #98570334: block 10: comm rm: Directory block failed checksum

I would appreciate any suggestions on what I need to do.

Thanks
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Re: Timeshift - Diskproblem?

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LarsG wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:15 am
I have divided a WD 8 TB disk in to partitions. One 6 TB for /home and the rest 2 TB to Timeshift.

I just did a cat /var/log/syslog, when finding this on /dev/sda2 where Timeshift saves all backups,
Ok, but what format is sda2?

Post the output of lsblk -f

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Re: Timeshift - Diskproblem?

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Kadaitcha Man wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:31 am
LarsG wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:15 am
I have divided a WD 8 TB disk in to partitions. One 6 TB for /home and the rest 2 TB to Timeshift.

I just did a cat /var/log/syslog, when finding this on /dev/sda2 where Timeshift saves all backups,
Ok, but what format is sda2?

Post the output of lsblk -f

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NAME        FSTYPE LABEL UUID                                 FSAVAIL FSUSE% MOUNTPOINT
sda                                                                          
├─sda1      ext4         64c99bd8-3383-467d-98c7-1477868f7cee    3.8T    26% /home
└─sda2      ext4         26b934f7-558f-4113-a35a-329831a5d415    1.5T     1% /run/timeshift/backup
sdb                                                                          
└─sdb1      ext4         b099583a-ae93-41de-81e9-8c62696b51d6    1.3T    48% /media/myusername/b099583a-ae93-41de-81e9-8c62696b51d6
nvme0n1                                                                      
├─nvme0n1p1 vfat         1B0C-4379                             280.3M     2% /boot/efi
├─nvme0n1p2 swap         ef66b4a5-14f0-4b15-a813-aaa267cc7bb7                [SWAP]
└─nvme0n1p3 ext4         d016f864-46bc-4ef5-98b7-8e5ff4234b95  424.9G     3% /
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Re: Timeshift - Diskproblem?

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LarsG wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:51 am

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NAME        FSTYPE LABEL UUID                                 FSAVAIL FSUSE% MOUNTPOINT
└─sda2      ext4         26b934f7-558f-4113-a35a-329831a5d415    1.5T     1% /run/timeshift/backup
Ok, do this:

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sudo umount /dev/sda2
sudo sudo e2fsck -vfp -C 0 /dev/sda2
If the drive isn't mounted, you'll get a warning with the first command.
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Re: Timeshift - Diskproblem?

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Kadaitcha Man wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:14 am
LarsG wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:51 am

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NAME        FSTYPE LABEL UUID                                 FSAVAIL FSUSE% MOUNTPOINT
└─sda2      ext4         26b934f7-558f-4113-a35a-329831a5d415    1.5T     1% /run/timeshift/backup
Ok, do this:

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sudo umount /dev/sda2
sudo sudo e2fsck -vfp -C 0 /dev/sda2
If the drive isn't mounted, you'll get a warning with the first command.
Have waiting hours for Timehift to finished, but it's still executing,

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sudo umount /dev/sda2
umount: /run/timeshift/backup: target is busy
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Re: Timeshift - Diskproblem?

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Try running sudo timeshift --list to check what its doing.
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Re: Timeshift - Diskproblem?

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axisofevil wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:27 am
Try running sudo timeshift --list to check what its doing.

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sudo timeshift --list only get me the following
Another instance of this application is running (PID=23012)
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Re: Timeshift - Diskproblem?

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LarsG wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:15 am
I have divided a WD 8 TB disk in to partitions. One 6 TB for /home and the rest 2 TB to Timeshift.
As an aside, having a separate partition for Timeshift is a good idea. Giving it more than 60 GB is a waste of space (and you probably won't use half that).* Not related in any way to the problem you're having, but think about resizing the partition once the dust settles.

* Unless you're using Timeshift to back up data files, which is a very bad idea. Ask why, if that's what you're doing.
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Re: Timeshift - Diskproblem?

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LarsG wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:31 am
axisofevil wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:27 am
Try running sudo timeshift --list to check what its doing.

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sudo timeshift --list only get me the following
Another instance of this application is running (PID=23012)
Sorry for the late reply - try running sudo timeshift --list a few minutes later, when timeshift is not running.
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