[OpenAFS] difficulty with afsio

Timothy Balcer timothy@telmate.com
Mon, 12 Nov 2012 14:05:47 -0800

Absolutely correct. :) I had to follow the instructions here, on
"enabling access to foreign cells" in order to make one in the basic
tree, with dynroot on, then turning it off I saw it, and it functioned
normally both with the client, and with afsio


Thanks for the pointer!

On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 5:38 AM, Jeffrey Altman
<jaltman@your-file-system.com> wrote:
> On 11/10/2012 2:45 PM, Timothy Balcer wrote:
>> If I turn off dynroot, only the read only volume shows up in the tree,
>> and the read write volume is not accessible. This coincides with the
>> afsio problem.
>> So this is why I believe there may be something odd, or non standard,
>> with my cell configuration, and it is affecting my ability to use afsio
>> to write/read files to the RW volumes. afsio isn't using the afs client
>> and is going after things directly.
>> Any advice? I am free to reconfigure my cell as I need to accommodate.
> afsio relies upon libafscp which does not know anything about dynroot.
> It requires that the root.afs volume contain mount points to any paths
> you wish to access.  My guess is that your root.afs volume has a "cell"
> mount point but not a ".cell" read/write mount point.
> Jeffrey Altman

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