[OpenAFS] Fileserver logfile size limit

Lars Wilke lw@lwilke.de
Tue, 31 Mar 2009 13:49:39 +0200

* Derrick Brashear wrote:
>    On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 9:17 AM, Lars Wilke <[1]lw@lwilke.de> wrote:
>      Does the fileserver have a limit one the size
>      of the FileLog? I turned on debugging and the
>    non-64-bit file API use would limit you to  2gb. it's not inherently a
>    limit in the fileserver.

Hm, the system is 32 bit and the fileserver binary was compiled for the system
but i would have expected the fileserver to handle this gracefully.

>      Another question is, how do i do logrotation.
>    the usual way is a restart. you can also do one of:
>    -add -mrafslogs to the fileserver arguments. at that point, kill -HUP will
>    open a new log file after renaming the old one out of the way.
>    -log to a FIFO

At least the -mrafslogs switch is deprecated according to the man page ...
Then i guess i will stick with the restart.