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Recovery + Large Upload After Windows Shutdown/Restart


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I spent a good amount of time reading other similar posts here about CloudDrive running recovery after a shutdown/restart.. other than running Trace and Troubleshooting, I don't feel like I got a grasp on what is going on or how to prevent this, so I'm asking again, for myself (sorry!)

I am running CloudDrive v1.1.7.1391 on Window 11 Pro; I have 2x 60TB drives with Google Drive and a 1TB SSD drive caching both CloudDrives (@ 200GB/ea)

I patiently waited until uploads on both drives completed; I shut down my PC and unplugged all wires for a dust cleaning and hardware removal + installation; i completely unplugged all my drives.

When I fired my PC back up, my CloudDrives didn't immediately appear like they normally do; after some time (~5-10mins) they appeared, I have Unsafe Shutdown notfications and each drive is showing 200GB/each "To upload"-how is this possible when there was nothing uploading when I shutdown?

If shutting down via Windows Shutdown is Unsafe, then what is a 'Safe' shutdown for CloudDrive?

A second question I have is-I assume after uploads are complete and no data on the CloudDrives are being accessed, the cache drive should be empty, but I've only seen my cache drive empty once in the few weeks I've been learning and trying CloudDrive.. is this incorrect? Will the cache drive always be half-full?

Please forgive my ignorance and THANK YOU so much in advance!

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This issue was why I ultimately abandoned these tools.  I still do not understand why there isn't at least some sort of checkpointing or dirty flags to handle this without a full upload.  I recommend using a modest cache size, or at least reducing the cache size once you've finished an initial upload to a large CD.

If you wanted the large cache for fast local access and you also have DrivePool, you can create a pool with a small cache CloudDrive and a local disk with 2x duplication.  That should allow for fast local access even for things not in the cache.  You could mark specific files to be the 2x and keep fast local access for those while still having manageable cache size for the CD recovery.

I'm pretty sure this will happen to you again.

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