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Failure to restore: Negative time
« on: March 15, 2013, 04:30:17 am »
Hello

I just had a mbr failure to one of my drives which rendered it useless,so i needed to restore for the first time,and low and behold flexraid failed.

I get this failure about 10hrs in to the 2TB restore

[2013-03-15 08:55:08,281] ERROR: [restore] error: IllegalArgumentException[Negative time]
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Negative time
   at java.lang.Void.<unknown>(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.Void.<unknown>(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.Void.<unknown>(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.Void.<unknown>(Unknown Source)
[2013-03-15 08:55:08,437] INFO : [restore] completed at: Fri Mar 15 08:55:08 CET 2013
[2013-03-15 08:55:14,147] INFO : Sending email alert - message=[********][RESTORE] FAILURE
[2013-03-15 08:55:23,741] INFO : [********][RESTORE] FAILURE - emailed...

What does it mean? How do i fix it? The parity is 100% up to date,as i ran it 2 days ago succesfully without hickups,so shouldnt a restore go smoothly? I mean this is why i bought the software in the first place,to save me from drive crashes
« Last Edit: March 15, 2013, 07:59:03 am by Tsunamijhoe »

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Re: Failure to restore: Negative time
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2013, 09:15:20 am »
What OS?
Set your logs to TRACE and retry.
Provide the full logs afterward.

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Re: Failure to restore: Negative time
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2013, 09:29:42 am »
i use win7 ultimate x64. will post when new restore with trace enabled is done later today.

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Re: Failure to restore: Negative time
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2013, 04:20:06 pm »
Hey Brahim

It failed yet again.. Attached is the logs it created with trace enabled. I looked through them,and a lot of the files are corrupted restore,how is this possible? The files worked fine when i ran the last update.

Please advise,as i am getting frustrated.

OK,i just checked the files the log says "corrupted restore" they seem to work fine,and have been restored, and the file count is also exactly what it should be.

So, flexraid seems to have restored everything,but how can that be if it didnt finish the restore?

Running a quick validate shows 884 files or so as changed,nothing else, should i run a new update if all the files seem to work fine?
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Re: Failure to restore: Negative time
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2013, 11:03:36 am »
Somehow, one of the file was included that has an invalid timestamp.
The errors occurs when trying to restore that time.

You can ignore the error as it has no effect.
What you need to do is test out the files flagged as corrupted. If they are good, then all is well as they could be false positive.

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Re: Failure to restore: Negative time
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2013, 02:30:39 pm »
Hey Brahim

I did test the files,and all seemed to play fine at first glance.. However, none of them seem to have a wrong time stamp,as far as i can see..

When doing a quick validate,it says the files are changed,so if i run a new update, will everything be ok again?

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Re: Failure to restore: Negative time
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2013, 03:42:11 pm »
Running Update should square things out.
However, only run Update if you are 100% sure your files are good.

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Re: Failure to restore: Negative time
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2013, 05:04:13 pm »
Brahim

All the files marked "corrupted restore" are fine, however, usually when i run an update, all my drives will blink on the activity light, but for 80 minutes now,only the activity light on the newly restored drive is active and it is on the "data change analysis process" ,is this normal?

I am aware that it is 2TB data that has changed due to the restore,mso how long should a normal data change analysis take? I just want to make sure everything is a-ok

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Re: Failure to restore: Negative time
« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2013, 08:02:08 pm »
Yes, the behavior is normal.

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Re: Failure to restore: Negative time
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2013, 10:33:21 pm »
OK, thank you so much Brahim.

Last questions:

How could this error occur to begin with? I ran the check file dates on all my drives,no wrong dates where found. Also, why is some of the files marked as corrupted restore when the files are good to begin with,what causes this? how can i make sure everything is fine,short of playing every single file?