[OpenAFS] Has anyone else ever seen the error "Illegal max volid increment"
followed by very large jump in Volume ID numbers?
Mon, 17 Sep 2007 09:13:15 -0600
Kim Kimball wrote:
> Hello all,
> In the process of doing a dump/restore of a .backup volume to a new RW
> volume, followed by a 'vos backup' of the new volume, I got the
> following error:
> " Illegal max volid increment"
> The restore completed, the volume is OK, the new .backup volume can be
> dumped and restored, so in general everything looks fine but the VolID
> for new volumes are higher than anything I'm accustomed to seeing.
> Typical volIDs:
> RWrite: 536870912 ROnly: 536870913 Backup: 536870914
> Post 'illegal max volid' error:
> RWrite: 1659489276 Backup: 1659489277
> IIRC the typical volIDs are more accurately represented with a
> prepended '0' -- i.e. 0536870912
> Any info greatly appreciated. Are these new volIDs OK? How come the
> bump from the nine digit (with leading 0) to ten digit IDs?
> Should I try to restore a previous instance of the VLDB and get rid of
> this thing, or is that futile and I'd end up in the same place? Did I
> exceed a field width and that's the reason for the bump?
> Dexter "Kim" Kimball
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