[OpenAFS] BOS Server Fails to Start

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Wed, 8 May 2002 12:26:01 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 8 May 2002, Chris Jarrell wrote:

> I am setting up the first AFS server in a cell for some testing. I am
> using version 1.2.3  for windows

I assume you built it yourself? We don't distribute any 1.2.3 Windows

> and installing it on a Win 2000 pro
> workstation with a valid IP associated to a registered domain all
> pointing to this same workstation. All goes well in the Configuration
> Wizard until the end it gets to the second task which is starting the
> database. It seems to hang at the 15% and then returns the message
> "Error: timed out waiting for the AFS bosserver control service to start
> or stop (0x00004634)."

The server functionality for Windows hasn't been tested. I actually have a
relatively good idea what needs to be done to fix it, and no time (for the
moment) to try.