I downloaded UpdraftPlus tonight and attempted to do a manual backup after installing. It seemed to be working, but then I was met with the following message:
Failed to gain semaphore lock (fd) – another backup of this type is apparently already active – aborting (if this is wrong – i.e. if the other backup crashed without removing the lock, then another can be started after 3 minutes)
After waiting more than three minutes, I tried two more times and got the same result. Below is the text of the last log message from the third attempt:
0000.000 (0) Opened log file at time: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 04:34:13 +0000
0000.004 (0) UpdraftPlus WordPress backup plugin (http://updraftplus.com): 1.7.34 WP: 3.7 PHP: 5.3.22 (Linux my.kahunahost.com 2.6.18-308.11.1.el5 #1 SMP Tue Jul 10 08:48:43 EDT 2012 x86_64) MySQL: 5.0.95 Server: Apache safe_mode: 0 max_execution_time: 900 memory_limit: 225M (used: 39.1M | 39.3M) multisite: N mcrypt: Y ZipArchive::addFile: Y W3TC/ObjectCache: N
0000.176 (0) Free space on disk containing Updraft’s temporary directory: 3981.9 Mb / Free disk space in account: 2695.1 Mb (10.2 % used)
0000.182 (0) Tasks: Backup files: 1 (schedule: manual) Backup DB: 1 (schedule: manual)
0000.185 (0) Requesting semaphore lock (fd)
0000.189 (0) Semaphore lock (fd) failed (line 41)
0000.190 (0) Failed to gain semaphore lock (fd) – another backup of this type is apparently already active – aborting (if this is wrong – i.e. if the other backup crashed without removing the lock, then another can be started after 3 minutes)
This was my first go around with Updraft, and to my knowledge there’s no other backup software running. Any idea what’s going on here?
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