[OpenAFS] Possible problem with openafs-client or modules 1.4.2

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Tue, 14 Nov 2006 16:18:01 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 14 Nov 2006, Jose Calhariz wrote:

>> offline causes VBUSY replies. But a clone can be done basically without a
>> period of inavailability, and a backup is just a special clone.
> It's a RW volume and I think the locking takes long because it have
> many small files.

Ok, what are you locking? Again, remember, the vos command doesn't lock 
the volume, it locks the vldb. Clients don't care.

> I starting to understand the problem you are looking.  From reading to
> the comment, the client should had waited until the volume was ready.


> What I have seen is sometimes the client don't wait for the volume to
> be ready, so the compilation abort because of problems reading or
> writing to the volume.

Right, which is why I want to see what's on the wire. What is the client 
getting which tells it is loses?