[OpenAFS] Filesystem incoherence

Daniel Richard G. skunk@iSKUNK.ORG
Mon, 26 Feb 2007 14:23:23 -0500


I am making use of OpenAFS (mostly 1.4.1, some 1.4.0) on a network of 
Debian/Ubuntu Linux client machines, with a Debian Linux server.

I have encountered intermittent cases where a file written/modified on 
another system is not visible/updated unless the (receiving) machine 
flushes the affected volume.

I've been told that this situation seems to occur more frequently with 
higher space utilization of the on-disk cache, but so far this is just a 
hunch. (Generally, we are using large cache partitions, e.g. 16 or 24 GB)

How should I diagnose and address this problem?


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