[OpenAFS] CopyOnWrite failed: Partition ... may be out of free inodes(errno = 2)

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Tue, 19 Sep 2006 19:22:48 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 19 Sep 2006, Alf Wachsmann wrote:

> On Tue, 19 Sep 2006, Derrick J Brashear wrote:
>> On Tue, 19 Sep 2006, Alf Wachsmann wrote:
>>> Is this considered a bug and will be fixed eventually or is it a
>>> "feature" of the namei file server?
>> I consider it a bug but it's only really of interest to use the RO on a
>> different partition than RW when you have only one server in a cell, and
>> only then if you have multiple disks in the server. It's not really on top
>> of the list of usage cases.
> My concern here is not planned and deliberate action but accidents:
> I need to evacuate RW volumes from server2 onto server1 which already
> has a RO copy of some volumes somewhere. I overlook those RO volumes and
> move the RW volumes onto some other partition of that server.
> What if server1 now needs to be rebooted and the volumes need to be
> attached during the startup process. This will fail according to your
> earlier mail. Am I screwed now?

You can of course undo it, so, "screwed". It's not like the data goes