[OpenAFS] E212: Can't open file for writing

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen@acm.org
Thu, 15 Nov 2007 15:12:59 -0600

Ron Croonenberg <ronc@depauw.edu> wrote:
> Uhm...  I noticed that after a while (an hour or so)that problem
> "fixed itself" ? It looks like I copied the files there and it took a
> long while before it was actually there (even though sftp said it
> transferred the files)?

Writes go to your AFS cache first, and then to the fileserver.  You 
could see a large hang at the "end" of a transfer as the data is flushed 
out of the local cache and actually written to the AFS fileserver.