[OpenAFS] multiple fileservers using chbind: almost there, need advice

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Mon, 09 Jan 2006 22:54:16 -0800

Adam Megacz <megacz@cs.berkeley.edu> writes:

> Everything is going really well.  Most stuff works: bosserver starts
> up, ptserver and vlserver are working fine.  The only issue is
> grabbing the partition list -- this command hangs if bosserver was
> started in a chbound environment, but works fine if it is not:

>   vos create 
>         -server research.cs.berkeley.edu 
>         -partition /vicepc 
>         -name root.cell 
>         -maxquota 20000000 
>         -cell research.cs.berkeley.edu 

> After a while it times out with:

>   Could not fetch the list of partitions from the server

Does vos partinfo against the same server work?

Also, how do you know that vlserver is working fine?  Have you managed to
talk to it via other vos commands?

> I also tried adding the interfaces to NetInfo and NetRestrict (in
> addition to chbinding... just in case chbind doesn't "hide" unusable
> interfaces) and that didn't help.

It might be interesting to attach an strace to vlserver before you issue
the above command to see some of what vlserver is seeing.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>