[OpenAFS] afs newbie and startup problem...

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
12 Dec 2000 12:20:12 -0500

The XXXXXXXX is the volumeID.  It's changing every time because each
volume is supposed to have a unique ID within the cell.  So, the real
question is why it failed to create root.afs.  Do you have authentication
turned on?  If so, do you have valid tokens?


Corey Kovacs <ckovacs@DEPAUW.EDU> writes:

> After compiling the afs code (1.0.1) and going through the quick start
> guide,
> I get all the way up to the point of adding the root.afs volume where I
> get the
> following error
> Failed to create the volume root.afs XXXXXXXXXX
> : Input/output error
> Error in vos create command.
> : Input/output error
> where XXXXXXXXXX is some long number never the same twice...
> after executing
> ./vos create <machine_name> <partition_name> root.afs -cell <cell_name>
> -noauth
> can someone point me in the right direction as to what this means?
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