[OpenAFS] afs storebehind

Jason Edgecombe jason@rampaginggeek.com
Sat, 05 Dec 2009 22:30:16 -0500

Sriram Subramanian wrote:
> Hi All,
> I read about the asynchronous write capability of afs (openafs 1.4.11 
> on linux 2.6.18 with about 1gb of vice cache)
> and issued the following command to try it out.
>     fs storebehind -allfiles 1048576 -verbose
> Next i ran a script that creates a file in my afs partition and 
> sequentially writes 40mb of data.
> Upon closing the file, I still see the close() call waiting for all 
> the data to be flushed back to the server.
> Am I going wrong somewhere or is my understanding of the storebehind 
> option incorrect? or is the asynchronous
> mode of writing files triggered in a different fashion?
Did you run "sudo fs storebehind -allfiles 1048576 -verbose" or run "fs 
storebehind -allfiles 1048576 -verbose" as root?