[OpenAFS] Adding Additional Fileserver to Cell

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen@acm.org
Fri, 8 Sep 2006 15:12:02 -0500

Mike Bydalek <mbydalek@contentconnections.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the responses Russ and Ted. I read through everything, but
> I'm still having problems that I can't figure out.
> Here are the commands that I'm trying to execute on the new fileserver
> (mars) where the database server is (earth). I have kadmin and aklog'd
> as admin which belongs to the system:administrators group.
> root@mars:/etc# vos create mars.testbed.lan /vicepa common.mars
> Could not change quota (error -1078215648), continuing...
> VOLSER: permission denied, not a super user
> Failed to end the transaction on the volume common.mars 536870924
> VOLSER: permission denied, not a super user
> Error in vos create command.
> VOLSER: permission denied, not a super user

use bos adduser and make yourself a superuser or make sure you have 
proper tokens.

> root@mars:/etc# fs mkmount /afs/testbed.lan/common common.mars
> root@mars:/etc# fs setacl /afs/testbed.lan/common system:anyuser rl
> fs: File '/afs/testbed.lan/common' doesn't exist
> root@mars:/etc# ls /afs/testbed.lan/common
> ls: /afs/testbed.lan/common: No such device

vos examine common.mars

Does that volume actually exist?

> So obviously something is wrong, but I can't figure out what's going
> on. If I list the volumes, or try and re-create the same volume, I
> get some interesting results:
> root@mars:/etc# vos listvol mars.testbed.lan
> Total number of volumes on server mars.testbed.lan partition /vicepa:
> 0
> Total volumes onLine 0 ; Total volumes offLine 0 ; Total busy 0
> root@mars:/etc# vos create mars.testbed.lan /vicepa common.mars
> Volume common.mars already exists
> This could all be due to my initial botched attempt, but at this
> point, I really don't know how to recover.

Hmm... try running vos syncserv and vos syncvldb.


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