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

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Mon, 26 Mar 2012 16:19:17 -0400

On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 3:17 PM, 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.
> Dumping the .backup is not just a good practice, in my opinion, it is
> the only sensible practice if keeping writability is important. =A0Large
> volumes can take a while to dump --
> 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 ...
> It does look like more than one operation was in progress -- a volume
> delete isn't part of a volume dump

the temporary clone gets cleaned up at the end.