[OpenAFS] Re: Reoccuring salvager errors/fixes

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Thu, 10 Feb 2011 10:59:27 -0600

On Thu, 10 Feb 2011 17:44:47 +0100
Matthias Gerstner <matthias.gerstner@esolutions.de> wrote:

> I had to forcibly shutdown the file server once or twice but that is
> already months ago. And the file server immediatly started a salvage
> after starting it up again.
> Then one time I foolishly ran the 'salvager' command directly for a
> volume, without taking it offline. That messed up things for that
> volume pretty much.

It shouldn't. The salvager itself will take a volume offline if run
against a single volume. All 'bos salvage' does for single-volume
requests is run the salvager. How are you normally scheduling these

> I didn't recognize any actual problems when working with AFS, however.
> It's just that it makes me feel uncomfortable when these fixes need to
> be made time and again by the salvager.

As well it should. What filesystem are you using for the /vicep*

Andrew Deason