[OpenAFS] best way to recover after HD breakdown? - new problem

Lars Schimmer schimmer@cg.cs.tu-bs.de
Fri, 10 Jun 2005 10:39:28 +0200

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Jeffrey Hutzelman wrote:
> On Thursday, June 09, 2005 11:14:14 AM +0200 Lars Schimmer
> <schimmer@cg.cs.tu-bs.de> wrote:
>> I made the vos dump on a machine with enough HD space out of AFS (to dump
>> a 15gig volume you need some space). While restoring it just prints out
>> some kind of "not a dump site" errors.
> It's always best to actually copy and paste the commands and error
> messages exactly as they appear, instead of summarizing or editing. 
> However, I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that you're seeing this
> error:
>       5377    U.1   UNOTSYNC
>  not synchronization site (should work on sync site)
> What this means is that you tried to make a request to change the
> contents of some database (prdb or vldb), and sent the request to the
> wrong server. Normally, this is handled within the library; it figures
> out the right server and resends the request.  However, you will see
> this error if none of the servers configured in your client's CellServDB
> is the sync site. This can happen if your client's CellServDB is out of
> date and does not include a list of all voting database servers.
> -- Jeffrey T. Hutzelman (N3NHS) <jhutz+@cmu.edu>

Thx, that was the problem.

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