[OpenAFS] Re: volserver crashing

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Tue, 12 Apr 2011 10:35:59 -0500

On Tue, 12 Apr 2011 09:27:58 -0400
Eric Chris Garrison <ecgarris@iupui.edu> wrote:

> I've recently upgraded all my servers to openafs-1.4.14-1.1.1 and

Is this RHEL4/5, or ... ? I assume these are binaries/RPMs from

> Then I moved on to the "project" volumes, which have a much higher 
> quota.  One (383GB in size) seems to cause problems when I try to move 
> it.   It moves a LOT faster (more like 300-400 Mbit/s), but at some 
> point, the volserver on the receiving end crashes and all volume moves 
> abort:
> Apr 10 12:52:41 rfsb2 kernel: volserver[25425]: segfault at 
> 000000009cf1fdd8 rip 0000003b9ce79a30 rsp 0000000042b42208 error 4

Do you get a core in /usr/afs/logs ? If you can get a backtrace in gdb
(just run 'bt'), we could tell you what this is.

If you don't get a core, make sure you're running bosserver with
'ulimit -c unlimited'

Andrew Deason