[OpenAFS] renaming a volume caused headache

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Thu, 02 Aug 2007 01:11:23 -0700

Helmut Jarausch <jarausch@igpm.rwth-aachen.de> writes:

> one of my collegues has married and therefore changed his name.
> I had a volume called - say Miller - and a directory ABC on that volume.
> I have renamed the volume 'Miller' to 'Smith', but now I cannot
> access the directory 'ABC' anymore.
> What can I do about this?

Run fs checkv on the system that's having trouble.

Volume renamings can sometimes cause odd artifacts like this because the
name to ID mappings get out of date on the client and the client doesn't
recheck them immediately.

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