[OpenAFS] FS exited on signal 6

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Sun, 10 Oct 2004 22:26:40 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 11 Oct 2004, Matthew Cocker wrote:

> Wed Oct  6 12:14:26 2004: fs:file exited on signal 6

That's sigabort, it asserted.

You should look in the FileLog and see why.

> Should we schedule say a 3 monthly salvage on all volumes in the hope of 
> avoiding unscheduuled outages?

Won't necessarily help.

> Do other OS/filesystems have the same issue (we are about to expand afs 
> univerity wide and have the chance now to chance OS/filesystem if this 
> helps)?

Maybe, you haven't told us what the real issue is, yet.

> Any idea what is causing the above lock up (and the exited on signal 6 for 
> that matter)?

signal 6 is signal 6. man kill will tell you some common signals, though 
not all of them; you generally won't kill -11 something.