[OpenAFS] "localhost" entries appearing in VLDB & preventing full release of root.cell and other volumes

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Fri, 19 Jan 2007 09:41:05 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 19 Jan 2007, Dave COTTLE wrote:

> hi afs-ers,
> there seems to be a small problem with the root.cell & other volumes here as seen in the VLDB. i'd love some advice on why this might be happening & suggestions how to resolve it.
> for some reason many of the volumes have duplicated entries as localhost.muse.net.nz instead of their usual hostname.muse.net.nz. i would have expected that the NetInfo file should prevent this sort of thing from happening & it appears to be correctly set on all afs servers (DB & VOL). for the volume below, only 3 replicas were expected (rw, ro on same partition, ro on other host).
> as a result, vos release or similar commands falls over miserably.
> platform is OpenBSD 4.0 & 3.9, i386 boxes, openafs1.4.0p4 from packages, running standard ARLA client.

We fixed that. Upgrade to 1.4.2