[OpenAFS] how to increase space
Wed, 21 Jan 2004 09:53:50 +0000
Is there any risk of losing the data or messing up the AFS if I replace
ptserver, vlserver, kaserver, buserver?
>Good grief, you people are making this way harder than it has to be.
>You already have a working fileserver running IBM AFS. You should probably
>think about upgrading, but if that means going from an inode fileserver to
>a namei one, the only sane way to do that is to set up a _new_ server
>running OpenAFS and move the volumes to it. Don't even think about a live
>HOWEVER, your current problem is unrelated to the fileserver itself -- the
>issue is that there is a bug in the way dbserver elections are handled,
>which causes it not to work after Jan 10, 2004. To make this problem go
>away, all you need to do is update your database servers -- the clients and
>fileservers can be left alone.
>To do this, either build OpenAFS with --enable-transarc-paths, or download
>the binaries from IBM (if you are a current AFS support customer, your
>support contact should have received email with details on where to get
>updated binaries). Then replace only the four database servers in
>/usr/afs/bin: ptserver, vlserver, kaserver, buserver. Finally, use 'bos
>restart' to restart each of these, to get them to pick up the new data.
>In reality, you only _need_ to do this update on your lower-numbered
>database server, since only the coordinator needs the patch and in your
>configuration (with 2 database servers), only the serevr with the lowest IP
>address will ever be coordinator.
>Once you've done this upgrade, you should again be able to create and move
>-- Jeffrey T. Hutzelman (N3NHS) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sr. Research Systems Programmer
> School of Computer Science - Research Computing Facility
> Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA
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