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[Bug 1084705] Re: Restore process gets stuck, can't find backups


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** Changed in: deja-dup (Ubuntu)
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  Restore process gets stuck, can't find backups

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Bug description:
  I have deja-dup configured to back up to a directory on an external
  disk. The disk is mounted at /media/steve/Ubuntu\ Backup/; the
  directory containing the backups is /media/steve/Ubuntu\ Backup/deja-
  dup. I'm trying to restore files from those backups. Deja-dup is
  unable to find the backups, but it seems that it's not looking
  especially hard/not looking at all.

  To reproduce:
  1) Launch the Backup app
  2) Click the "I want to restore files from a previous backup..." button. The Restore dialog opens
  3) In the "Backup location" popup, select the external disk that contains the backups
  4) Click "Forward"

  Expected results:
  Deja dup thinks a bit and either finds the backups or tells me that it can't find them

  Actual results:
  Deja dup claims to be looking for the backups. There is an indeterminate progress bar in the Restore window. Deja dup never actually finds anything though...the progress bar stays up indefinitely (or at least 5 minutes, which is when I gave up). `top` shows that the deja-dup app is idle, and the blinky light on my external disk shows no disk activity. iotop confirms the lack of disk activity. Looks like deja-dup is not doing much at all.

  Note that I cleverly deleted ~/.config on my system, so I don't have
  any saved deja-dup configuration in place when I'm trying to perform
  this restoration. Not sure if this is relevant or not. [I am trying to
  restore ~/.config from the backup!]

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
  Package: deja-dup 24.0-0ubuntu1
  Uname: Linux 3.6.3-030603-generic x86_64
  NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
  ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu6
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Thu Nov 29 14:56:35 2012
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2010-09-17 (804 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Beta amd64 (20100901.1)
  MarkForUpload: True
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: deja-dup
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to quantal on 2012-08-07 (114 days ago)

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