[OpenAFS] vos dump has timeout 700 second if vlserver down

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Mon, 8 Sep 2008 07:16:59 -0400

On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 5:05 AM, Michal Svamberg <svamberg@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok,
> I removed the last line from my /etc/openafs/server/CellServDB (server sauron):
>>zcu.cz                    # University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
>                   #oknos.zcu.cz
>                   #nic.zcu.cz
>                   #sauron.zcu.cz
> Using of 'vos dump' helped, now it works better,
> But 'vos release <volume> -localauth' is faulty:
> vos rel common.etc.xen -v -localauth
> Could not lock the VLDB entry for the volume 876072271.
> u: not synchronization site (should work on sync site)
> Error in vos release command.
> u: not synchronization site (should work on sync site)
> What is wrong?

Is the server you removed currently the sync site?
Looks like yes. If so, you need to fix the real issue, or actually
take down the server so it's not the sync site.
udebug 7003
Host's addresses are:
Host's time is Mon Sep  8 07:15:35 2008
I am sync site until 49 secs from now (at Mon Sep  8 07:16:24 2008) (3 servers)