[OpenAFS] More Quick Start Woes: afsd: Can't mount AFS on /afs(22)

Joakim Fallsjö fallsjo@sanchin.se
Wed, 29 Sep 2010 15:36:44 +0200

On 9/29/10 14:29 , Phillip Moore wrote:
> The Quick Start Guide has clearly atrophied (not just whining -- I *will*
> patch it... :-)
> Thanks to the help so far, I've gotten as far as rebooting and trying to
> mount /afs, but no further.   I discovered the CellServDB.dist and
> CellServDB.local files (neat trick) which are not documented in the QSG,
> sorted those files out, but still I'm getting:
> afsd: Can't mount AFS on /afs(22)
> I ran afsd with -verbose, and the output seems to indicate that everything's
> fine up to mounting root.afs (see below). As suggested by the QSG, I removed
> -dynroot from /etc/sysconfig/openafs, and I have created my root.afs volume,
> but that is the ONLY volume I have.
> I am starting to get the impression that I need to pre-create some more
> volume infrastructure, perhaps.   Do I need anything other than root.afs to
> get started?   The QSG doesn't have you create anything other than root.afs
> until AFTER you have started the client for the first time.
> I believe my client config files are correct:
> [root@fhcore ~]# cat /usr/vice/etc/ThisCell
> d.fh.nyc.us.boot.efs[root@fhcore ~]#
> [root@fhcore ~]# cat /usr/vice/etc/CellServDB
>> d.fh.nyc.us.boot.efs #Cell name
>    #fhcore

Um, wasn't there a magic dependency that the name after the pundsign (#) 
has to be resolvable FQDN (preferably forward and reverse) to the IP on 
the left hand side?

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