[OpenAFS] Full disk woes

Hartmut Reuter reuter@rzg.mpg.de
Fri, 06 Jul 2007 16:04:41 +0200

Steve Devine wrote:
> Hartmut Reuter wrote:
>>Steve Devine wrote:
>>>I committed the cardinal sin of letting a server partition fill up.
>>>I have tried vos remove and vos zap .. I can't get rid of any
>>>vols.Volume management fails on this machine.
>>>Its the old style (non namei) fileserver. It doesn't seem like I can
>>>just "rm the V#####.vol" can I?
>>>Any help?
>>To remove the small V#####.vol files doesn't help, they are really
>>only 76 bytes long.
>>What happens if you do a "vos remove" or a "vos zap"?
> both commands fail. Even when I use force.

What says the VolserLog?

>>Go the volumes away and the free space seems as low as before?
>>This can happen, if you only removed readonly and backup volumes which
>>typically can free only the space used by their metadata while the
>>space used by their files and directories is shared between them and
>>the RW volume. But, of course, you don't want to remove your RW-volumes.
>>May be, if you have removed all RO- and BK- volumes you have enough
>>free space for the temporary volume being created when you try to move
>>your smallest RW-volume to another partition/server.
>>There is also a "-live" option for the vos move command which should
>>doe the move without creating a clone. I suppose it has been written
>>for such cases.
>>Good luck,
>>Hartmut Reuter                           e-mail reuter@rzg.mpg.de
>>                       phone +49-89-3299-1328
>>RZG (Rechenzentrum Garching)               fax   +49-89-3299-1301
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Hartmut Reuter                           e-mail reuter@rzg.mpg.de
					   phone +49-89-3299-1328
RZG (Rechenzentrum Garching)               fax   +49-89-3299-1301
Computing Center of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (MPG) and the
Institut fuer Plasmaphysik (IPP)