[OpenAFS] Re: 'vos dump' destroys volumes?

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:02:08 -0500

On Mon, 26 Mar 2012 13:17:14 -0600
Kim Kimball <dhk@ccre.com> wrote:

> Dumping the RW volume makes it "busy" during the dump, which makes the
> volume unwritable -- and generates "afs: Waiting for busy volume" errors
> when a write occurs.

Matthias used the -clone option, which should avoid that. The volume
will not be writeable during the clone operation, though.

> Identifying the software version that is running is better done with
> "rxdebug" -- it's a nit, but the binaries are not guaranteed to be the
> same as what's running -- and the "strings | grep" approach only tells
> you what version the binary is, and not what the running version is ...

Yeah yeah; that can be a tad inconvenient for 'vos', though :)

Andrew Deason