[OpenAFS] lost contact with volume location server

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
31 Jan 2003 18:19:27 -0500

Also check root.cell


Peter Schuller <peter.schuller@infidyne.com> writes:

> > Hmm.  I dont know.  The only thing I can think of is that there is a
> > problem when you're trying to contact yourself, like maybe the loopback
> > interface isn't set up, or something...  I'm at a loss..
> > 
> > "It works fine for me"... ;)
> And I am happy to report that it finally works for me too - at least one
> one of the machines.
> Turns out there was some form of discrepancy regarding the root.afs
> volume. It was not listed by "vos listvol", but "vos create" said it
> could not create it because it already exists. I assume it was not in
> the VLDB for whatever reason (haven't got a clue how this happened), but
> it was there on the partition.
> However, this is NOT the problem on the other server because root.afs is
> definitely visible there. But I'll tackle that one some other time :)
> Thanks a lot!
> -- 
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