[OpenAFS] Linked cells CellServDB syntax ?
Tue, 13 Aug 2013 15:07:21 -0400 (EDT)
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To followup to my own email... what's the secret to getting linked cells
working on Windows?
I'm playing with 1.7.26 on Windows 7 Enterprise.
I've tried bidirectional linking and unidirectional linking.
The behavior I'm seeing is that when I'm a member of newcell and click on a
mountpoint for a volume in oldcell, I get the contents of the local
machine's dynroot ('newcell', 'oldcell', and 'thirdcell' (another cell I
Clicking on one of those "folders" just leads to a recursive rabbithole of
the same folder with the 3 items. I got bored after ~10 levels.
On Mon, 12 Aug 2013, email@example.com wrote:
> I didn't realize the unix client didn't allow bidirectional linkage (docs for
> linked cells are hard to find).
> Anyway, I have gotten this to work now but I had to use the reverse order
> that you suggested.
>> newcell oldcell #name
>> oldcell #name
> Otherwise I still got the original error 2.
> On Mon, 12 Aug 2013, Derrick Brashear wrote:
>> the unix client will not allow bidirectional linkage, and you must name the
>> cell being linked to before the
>> cell linking to it, in order, in the CSDB.
>> oldcell #whatever
>> newcell oldcell #whatever.
>> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 5:45 PM, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Any known bugs in the parsing of CellServDB syntax for linked cells?
>> I ask because I seem to be
>> experiencing one and am trying to determine if it's a known problem
>> or PEBKAC (problem existing
>> between keyboard and chair).
>> I'm trying linked cells as per the docs I found at
>> <http://docs.openafs.org/ReleaseNotesWindows/Linked_Cells.html>. Upon
>> starting the client, I get
>> the following messages.
>> Starting AFS services: openafs afsd.
>> Adding cell 'oldcell.unc.edu': error 2
>> Adding cell 'newcell.unc.edu': error 2
>> afsd: All AFS daemons started.
>> Client is "Linux tasty 3.2.0-51-generic #77-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jul 24
>> 20:18:19 UTC 2013 x86_64
>> x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux"
>> Openafs version is 1.6.1+ubuntu0.2 -- just 'cuz that's the newest in
>> the repo.
>> Here's the syntax I've tried:
>> newcell.unc.edu oldcell.unc.edu #New Cell
>> 126.96.36.199 #afsdb1.newcell.unc.edu
>> 188.8.131.52 #afsdb2.newcell.unc.edu
>> 184.108.40.206 #afsdb3.newcell.unc.edu
>> oldcell.unc.edu newcell.unc.edu #Old Cell
>> 220.127.116.11 #db1.oldcell.unc.edu
>> 18.104.22.168 #db1.oldcell.unc.edu
>> 22.214.171.124 #db1.oldcell.unc.edu
>> Interestingly, I can configure linked cells correctly via "fs newcell
>> -linkedcell". So, is this
>> something obvious I'm doing wrong or should I open a bug report?
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