[OpenAFS] Strange problem with OpenAFS on Virtual Machine

Claudio Prono claudio.prono@atpss.net
Fri, 09 Jul 2010 15:43:56 +0200

Hi to all,

I am doing some test with OpenAFS on a virtual machine, and i have a
strange problem. If i start the machine with 700 Mb of memory, OpenAFS
works perfectly. But, if i try to use more memory (1024 or more), when
the afs-client starts, i see this:

rcopenafs-client start
Starting OpenAFS Client
afsd: enabling dynamically allocated vcaches
afsd: My home cell is 'mediaservice-test.pri'
afsd: chunkSize autotuned to 16
SScall(137, 28, 17)=0 afsd: Forking rx listener daemon.
SScall(137, 28, 48)=0 afsd: Forking rx callback listener.
SScall(137, 28, 0)=0 afsd: Forking rxevent daemon.
SScall(137, 28, 19)=0 afsd: Forking AFSDB lookup handler.
SScall(137, 28, 36)=0 afsd: Calling AFSOP_CACHEINIT: 300 stat cache
entries, 2021 optimum cache files, 129358 blocks in the cache, flags =
0x1, dcache entries 2021

SScall(137, 28, 6)=0 afsd: Sweeping workstation's AFS cache directory.
afsd: Using memory cache, not swept
SScall(137, 28, 34)=0 afsd: Enabling dynroot support in kernel.
SScall(137, 28, 31)=0 afsd: Enabling fakestat support in kernel.
SScall(137, 28, 33)=0 SScall(137, 28, 29)=0 SScall(137, 28, 35)=0 afsd:
Forking AFS daemon.
SScall(137, 28, 1)=0 afsd: Forking Check Server Daemon.
SScall(137, 28, 4)=0 afsd: Forking 2 background daemons.
SScall(137, 28, 2)=0 SScall(137, 28, 2)=0 SScall(137, 28, 100)=0 afsd:
All AFS daemons started.
afsd: Forking trunc-cache daemon.
afsd: Mounting the AFS root on '/afs', flags: 0.

And then the afs hangs. If i try to access to the AFS, is not possible...

Any hint of what is going on? The Physic machine have 12 Gb of Ram, so
isn't a problem of memory i think.... I have looked also into the logs
in /var/log/openafs, and everything is ok.... no hint to debug that


Claudio Prono.

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