[OpenAFS] clarification on client caches

Dexter 'Kim' Kimball dhk@ccre.com
Tue, 7 Sep 2004 17:17:22 -0600

> > Things work fine.  If I then run "fs setcachesize
> 30000000", accesses
> > to /afs then proceed to hang. 

Proceed to hang for how long?

I don't have 30GB configured so when I fs setca 30000000 and then fs
getca I get:

AFS using 84688 of the cache's available -1294967296 1K byte blocks.
[Cache guideline temporarily deliberately exceeded; it will be adjusted
down but you may wish to increase the cache size.]

I was sure I recalled that AFS would dynamically create more Vfiles if I
changed cache size considerably.  Too soon for senile dementia, one


> > 25000000 and it still behaves properly.  The partition the 
> cache is on
> > is 60 gigs, so it's not running out of space.  Any ideas as to why
> > it's hanging?

Same comment I had earlier -- 

> This is basically the same question you asked before, right?
> I still have 
> no idea. Why not start with the cache size you want? 
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