[OpenAFS] vos move failures?

Eric Chris Garrison ecgarris@iupui.edu
Wed, 21 Oct 2009 10:39:29 -0400

I've been having trouble with moving some of our larger volumes (>200GB in

[root@rfs3 qla2xxx]# vos move public.sudoc_01 rfs3 h rfs3 e -localauth

Failed to move data for the volume 536878704
   Possible communication failure
vos move: operation interrupted, cleanup in progress...
clear transaction contexts
move incomplete - attempt cleanup of target partition - no guarantee
cleanup complete - user verify desired result

The above took an hour or two, and I've seen it take longer to fail.
Large volume moves don't always fail, just quite often.

Another question is, if it's local to the same machine from one partition
to another, why does 200GB take hours to "vos move"?  Any ideas?

I'm using openafs-server-1.4.11-1.1.1 on RHEL 4.


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