[OpenAFS] Re: OpenAFS bug, Cache gets full and is not flushed (fwd)

Patrick Sodre Carlos sodre@wam.umd.edu
Fri, 14 Sep 2001 13:10:18 -0400 (EDT)

Hey Guys,

The file I was trying to copy was the size of a CD, 640MB I suppose.

Patrick Sodre
---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: 14 Sep 2001 09:06:17 -0400
From: Derek Atkins <warlord@MIT.EDU>
To: Patrick Sodre Carlos <sodre@wam.umd.edu>
Subject: Re: OpenAFS bug, Cache gets full and is not flushed

Oh, you should DEFINITELY be sending this to openafs-info or
openafs-devel (@openafs.org).  I don't know why you decided to send
this directly to me.

How big is this file that you're trying to copy?


Patrick Sodre Carlos <sodre@wam.umd.edu> writes:

> Due to the above, the cell stops working and any progress after to finish
> copying the files after that is "halted". 
> Data of my system:
>  - Kernel 2.4.8 (SMP 2CPUS)
>  - OpenAFS 1.2.0
> How did this bug happens:
>  - Set the cache to live in a separate partition of 200 Megabytes
>  - Get a big file to copy to AFS (Mandrake.iso)
>  - Copy the Mandrake.iso file to the /afs/.cellname/somevolume
> Expected:
>  - For the whole file to be copied since there was "plenty" of space
> available in the volume.
> Result:
>  - The "cp"/"rsync"/"ftp" halts as soon as the cache is filled
> (180Mega) and I can't get control of the system or "kill -9", thefore a
> reboot it necessary.
> Thanks in advance,
> Patrick Sodre 
> PS: Tell me if I should be sending this message somewhereelse

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