Coda File System

Re: Replication

From: Peter J. Braam <braam_at_cs.cmu.edu>
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 1998 10:29:56 -0400 (EDT)
On Thu, 24 Sep 1998, Gareth Bult wrote:

> I don't know if this is correct, but the procedure I followed is;
> 
> 1)    Install both servers with rpm's
> 2)    vice-setup servers (one scm, one non)
> 3)    start servers (make sure /coda works)
> 4)    createvol_rep coda:root E0000100 /vicepa
> 5)    stop servers   *********** NOT necessary here 
> 6)    venus-setup localhost 40000 (on scm)
> 7)    venus-setup scm 40000 (on other)
> 8)    edit /vice/db/servers on scm, add non scm server with unique number
        **** ONLY after 8 will server 2 start.

> 9)    edit VSGDB and add new group, eg; "E0000101 scm other"
        **** this may well require a server restart as you say. 

> 10)    start servers
> 
> If you then do;
> 
> createvol_rep coda:test E0000101 /vicepa


What is the output of this command.  It should show two

volutil -h {server1,server2} create_rep commands


> 
> This should create the volume coda:test on both servers..
> cfs mkm /coda/users/test coda:test

What does "cfs whereis /coda/users/test" and "cfs lv /coda/users/test"
show?   These cfs commands list the volume group.


> 
> Mounts the volumes on both servers....
> 
> Ok, so my volumes don't replicate, but the rest seems to work Ok..
> If anyone can tell me why ... ??
> 
> Adding a user summary:
> add user to users.coda and passwd.coda and group.coda
> (if like me yor UID is 500, change it!)
> in /vice/db;
> pwd2pdb -i user.coda -g group.coda > vice.pdb
> pcfgen vice.pdb
> au -h scm cp
> user: admin
> pass: changeme
> user: <user>
> pass: <pass>
> 
> ..
> su <user>
> clog <user>
> <pass>
> 
> ctokens
> 
> ..
> 
> Please please please, can anyone tell me why my volumes don't replicate?
> 
> Regards,
> Gareth...
> 
> 
> Image - Odinn Sorensen wrote:
> 
> > Hej Peter.
> >
> > Wed 23 Sep 1998 12:12, "Peter J. Braam" <braam_at_cs.cmu.edu> wrote:
> >
> >  PB> You need to define a volume storage group with the two servers in it.
> >
> >  PB> Then run createvol_rep with that volume storage group.
> >
> > Aha, I setup the SCM machine first and created volumes with createvol_rep.
> > Then I setup the non-SCM machine, which I now can't get to replicate (or
> > even start the server). How do I add servers to a VSG when the volume is
> > already created?
> >
> > So, I want to setup an SCM machine, create all the replicatable volumes I
> > need on it, and then be able to add any number of additional replicating
> > servers. I need the step-by-step guide to adding the additional servers.
> >
> > --
> > Med venlig hilsen / Best Regards
> >   Odinn Sørensen (System analyse og programmering) / Image Scandinavia A/S
> >   Peter Bangs Vej 26, 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark
> >   Tlf. (+45) 38 14 70 00 - Fax (+45) 38 14 70 07
> 
> 
> 
Received on 1998-09-24 10:32:18