[OpenAFS] strange failure mode in Linux when servers are unreachable

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Tue, 27 Jul 2004 19:03:01 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 27 Jul 2004, Noah Meyerhans wrote:

> marked deleted by the OS.  In her xterms, the user had no trouble cd'ing
> back to her home directory.  But for longer running processes (including
> e.g. her X session), the directory appeared to no longer exist.  We were
> able to confirm this with 'ls -l /proc/<pid_of_windowmanager>', which
> indicated that the cwd link pointed to a deleted directory.  This caused

How did it indicate that? I'm not familiar with such an indication.