[OpenAFS] Re: 1.6.0pre2 - more vos issues, possible bug

Andy Cobaugh phalenor@gmail.com
Thu, 3 Mar 2011 12:25:30 -0500 (EST)

On 2011-03-03 at 11:05, Andrew Deason ( adeason@sinenomine.net ) said:
> On Tue, 1 Mar 2011 22:23:34 -0600
> Andrew Deason <adeason@sinenomine.net> wrote:
>> The problem with the recovery is (probably) that the salvager doesn't
>> properly inform the fileserver when it destroys a volume, so the
>> erroneous volume state prevents you from doing anything with the
>> volume after it's destroyed. I need to test that behavior out tomorrow
>> and see what happens.
> This is what happens, and can be easily seen if you corrupt the header
> for a clone, try to access it, and try to recreate it after the salvager
> deletes it. Gerrit 4117-4120 have been submitted to fix this.

Excellent. So I guess the remaining question is: how did the header get 
corrupted in the first place.

I'll be sure to keep a closer eye on things next time I see this. I've 
seen this twice on two completely different systems (my home machine, and 
a production fileserver at work, both after upgrading to 1.6 [and I think 
they were both pre2]), so I'm sure I'll see it again, just a matter of