[OpenAFS] OpenAFS on an OSX xserve (?)

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Thu, 22 Jul 2010 15:47:48 -0400

On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 8:47 PM, Tom Briggs <tbriggs@cs.ship.edu> wrote:
> Dear OpenAFS community:
> I am working on integrating a new Apple XServe into our AFS server instal=
> currently three Linux servers. =A0I've been noticing some very strange th=
> (1) I found a null-pointer reference in the backup program which I fixed,
> and will send out a patch in the near future


> (2) After much hacking, I have the OSX version 1.5.74 working (mostly).
> =A0Does anyone have *any* experience with using /vicepa on an HFS+ volume=
> =A0does it need to be case sensitive? =A0I've noticed that every volume I=
> there eventually eats itself due to corruption, until vos listvol shows i=
> as off-line.

Is anything logged? I have volumes on MacOS servers. Works fine.

> (3) That brings me to my third question, does anyone know of any bugs wit=
> the butc program on OSX? =A0I just tried to restore a volume (see #2 abov=
> and butc failed to read, giving an error of "Can't read FileBegin on tape=
> =A0I nfs-exported the backup volume to one of the linux servers, set up
> another butc coordinator, and am (presently) restoring my volume onto one=
> the linux servers. =A0So, the evidence suggests that there is a bug in th=
> butc program that only shows up on OSX, and only when reading the file.

it's possible. i can't say i've tested it.