[OpenAFS] Open files dissapear?

Harald Barth haba@kth.se
Fri, 27 Feb 2009 11:05:44 +0100 (CET)

> I would rule this out: the test only puts a limited amount of files in
> aech subdirectory, so it's only possible to hit the limits if the
> directories are not cleaned between runs. Furthermore, the problem
> occurs also very early in the test when only a couple of hundred files
> have been created.

We'll have to look more at the problem, yes.

> I would say that the problems appears when a reader opens a file at the
> same moment as a rewriter renames a temporary file to that name. 

Hmm. strace() next.

> I also noticed another problem that may be related (or maybe not):
> > # ls -l
> > ls: cannot access pcmcia.h: No such file or directory
> > total 0
> > ?????????? ? ? ? ?                ? pcmcia.h

My files look like this if I have list but not read access on the
directory, for example it the token for the user (who has "read") has
expired and system:anyuser has "list".

> I know very little about openafs, but could this (these?) be related to
> a problem in my Volume database?

Probably not. The stat information of files has nothing to do with the
volume database.