Coda File System

Re: backup breakage

From: Steve Simitzis <>
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2004 19:18:40 -0800
On 03/14/04, Jan Harkes <> wrote: 

> On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 12:37:00AM -0800, Steve Simitzis wrote:
> > when running backups, codasrv dies with this:
> > 
> > Assertion failed: SRV_RVM(VolumeList[rwIndex]).data.nlargeLists == SRV_RVM(VolumeList[backupIndex]).data.nlargeLists, file "/usr/src/redhat/BUILD/coda-6.0.3/coda-src/volutil/", line 449
> This looks a lot like is an older bug which was fixed in 6.0.3.

i remember hitting this one before - it looked familiar. fwiw, both my 
coda server and backup server are running 6.0.3.

> Did these messages get logged around the same time as backups were
> active?


> This wouldn't happen all too often, a server restart should fix it. I'll
> have a look to see how I can avoid the race, either temporarily blocking
> the growth of the original volume, or by restarting the clone when the
> numbers don't match up.

the problem i had was that restarting the server took about an hour,
which the server spent destroying a damaged backup volume during the
initial salvage run. :/


steve simitzis : /sim' - i - jees/
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Received on 2004-03-14 22:19:58