[OpenAFS] switching to DAFS and -showmounts
Fri, 31 May 2013 14:28:49 +0000
On May 31, 2013, at 9:58 AM, Jeffrey Altman <firstname.lastname@example.org> =
> On 5/31/2013 9:45 AM, Mark Vitale wrote:
>> forgot to copy the list on my reply to Ralf=85
>>> On May 31, 2013, at 8:48 AM, "Brunckhorst, Ralf" <email@example.com=
>>>> With dasalvager:
>>>> # /usr/afs/bin/dasalvager -partition /vicepc -showmounts -showlog
>>>> salvager: There appears to be another salvager running! Aborted.
>>> I've recently encountered this myself. It's a bug; the root cause is
>>> that in non-DAFS, the salvager only runs (and holds salvage.lock)=20
>>> during a salvage, but in DAFS, salvageserver is always running and=20
>>> always holds salvage.lock.
> At the moment the immediate questions are:
> 1. Is a patch forthcoming to permit dafs salvager to perform -showmounts
We look to provide a patch after we've discussed the best way to fix this.
So far some ideas I've come up with are to either:=20
1. have the running salvageserver only obtain salvage.lock when it is "doin=
and relinquish it during idle periods.
2. allow -showmounts (and maybe some other options as well) tor run
from the command line without obtaining the lock (or locking on a different=