[OpenAFS] empty /afs
Wed, 11 Jul 2012 22:40:08 -0400
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> From: Derrick Brashear [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 9:33 PM
> To: Lewis, Dave
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [OpenAFS] empty /afs
> > $ cat /etc/sysconfig/openafs
> > # OpenAFS Client Configuration
> > AFSD_ARGS=3D"-fakestat -stat 4000 -dcache 4000 -daemons 6 -volumes 25=
> > -files 50000 -nosettime"
> ...but not dynroot.
> anyway, did this server perhaps have the afs client start before
> root.afs was available?
Maybe, oops. It didn't occur to me that that might happen, since the
server has root.afs.
The afs server is set to start before the client (S49openafs-server vs.
S50openafs-client). But maybe there was some kind of delay and root.afs
wasn't yet available when the afs client needed it. The last reboot was
soon after a power failure.
> > Would it be safe to restart the AFS client and see if it fixes the
> > problem? Since the computer is a server and I haven't figured out
> > cause of the problem, I thought I would ask here first.
> it might panic. there's an unfortunate issue where the client will
> probably now not shut down cleanly.
> if it doesn't, do not restart the client or the host will crash.
I'm glad I asked!
> i suggest either using dynroot or scripting to make sure the
> fileserver is up before the client starts.
Thanks, I'll take care of it later, when I'm not tired.
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