[OpenAFS] Trouble starting OpenAFS

Neulinger, Nathan R. nneul@umr.edu
Wed, 21 Mar 2001 10:06:20 -0600

That should be $LARGE not LARGE.

-- Nathan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geoff Silver [mailto:geoff@uslinux.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 11:00 AM
> To: openafs-info@openafs.org
> Subject: [OpenAFS] Trouble starting OpenAFS
> Hello everyone,
> 	I'm finally getting around to setting up OpenAFS under RedHat
> Linux.  It seems to start to load the servers fine, but chokes when
> starting the cache manager 'afsd'.  My error is below.  I haven't been
> able to figure out anything from the logs (since there isn't 
> much, even
> with the -verbose option).  I'm trying to use the default 
> 'LARGE' setting
> in /etc/sysconfig/afs (or afs.conf, depending on your system), and the
> default cache size of 100 Megabytes.  I'd like to eventually use a LOT
> more disk cache, since it's on a moderately slow link, but 
> I'd be happy to
> get things up and running for now.
> Starting AFS services.....
> + /usr/vice/etc/afsd LARGE
> afsd: WARNING: cache probably too small!
> afsd: malloc() failed for cache file inode table with -25 entries.
> + test -f /usr/afsws/etc/inetd.conf -a -x /usr/afsws/etc/inetd.afs
> I've noticed if I start afsd manually, entering all the 
> options, afsd will
> start, but I get the following error:
> 	afsd: No check server daemon in client.
> At which time afsd becomes defunct and turns zombie on me.  I've also
> noticed that this method won't load the libafs module.
> If I load the libafs module first, and then attempt to start afsd
> manually, afsd doesn't die, and 'dmesg' reports 'Starting AFS cache
> scan...', but /afs doesn't get mounted, and I can't mount it 
> manually.  If
> I try, I get the error:
> 	[root@agent86 /]# mount -t afs agent86:AFS /afs
> 	mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on AFS,
>        		or too many mounted file systems
> and then in /var/log/messages I get the error:
> 	Mar 21 10:50:19 agent86 kernel: You must reload the AFS kernel
> 	extensions before remounting AFS.
> Ideas are greatly appreciated.  I'm kind of at a sticking 
> point right now,
> and haven't been able to find anything in the three binders 
> of AFS docs I
> have on my desk.  Thanks!
> -- 
> Geoff Silver					<geoff at 
> uslinux dot net>
> "Note To Self: Remember to put something witty here later..."
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