[OpenAFS] Trouble Initializing Cell

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
28 Mar 2001 13:41:32 -0500

Check the contents of /usr/vice/etc/CellServDB.  In particular,
what IP Address does the host resolve to?


Geoff Silver <geoff@uslinux.net> writes:

> Doh.  I found the problem.  The machine used to have a different IP, and
> there was a mapping for the host name in /etc/hosts to the old IP. I
> guess it wasw trying to connect to an IP of a machine which no longer
> exists.
> Everything has been going smoothly for a bit.  I rebooted, to make sure
> the AFS extensions we're using some old IP (since reloading the module
> seems to kernel dump on my machine).  Although, now when creating the afs
> (or admin) users, I get:
> ka> create afs
> initial_password:
> Verifying, please re-enter initial_password:
> Creating user afs  : [____] server or network not responding
> That would lead me to believe that *somewhere* the old IP exists, and AFS
> is trying to use that.  I may trash and restart, but i hate to feel like
> I'm taking a step back to go forward.
> -- 
> Geoff Silver					<geoff at uslinux dot net>
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