[OpenAFS] Possible bug in OpenAFS 1.4.1-2

Robert Kim Wireless Internet Advisor evdo.hsdpa@gmail.com
Mon, 4 Sep 2006 13:53:10 -0700

Personally... i have not seen any issue pop up between 1.4 and
1.4.2... and i DO use file manager...

On 9/4/06, Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> wrote:
> Jakub Witkowski <jpw@wszib.edu.pl> writes:
> > I would like to report a rather nasty change in behaviour between 1.4.0
> > and 1.4.1-2 versions of OpenAFS, as packaged by Ubuntu. The problem
> > manifests itself as repeated attempt to connect to an unreachable cell
> > EVEN IF all operations within /afs are done within another cell's
> > directory structure.
> Are you using a file manager?  Normally one sees this behavior with a file
> manager that tries to ascend the directory tree and stat directories, and
> when it does this in /afs, it gets unhappy.
> If you're seeing this using cp and ls and the like from the command line,
> I've never seen anything like this before.
> > I have a laptop that runs afs client with two cells configured: first,
> > set as home cell, is rikanise.net, my private cell; it uses DNS
> > information only. Second cell, used at my workplace, is statically
> > configured in CellServDB file, since we didn't (yet) get around to put
> > the info into DNS.
> Are you using -dynroot -fakestat?  That often helps considerably and is
> the recommended configuration at this point.  If your configuration
> changed during the upgrade, that could explain why you saw this change.
> > Some basic info: Ubuntu Dapper, i386, OpenAFS ver. 1.4.1-2 from stock
> > package; I will check version directly downloaded from official site
> > soon.
> It's very unlikely that any of the changes in the Debian package would
> have affected this.  I did just upload 1.4.2-fc2 packages, but I haven't
> heard of changes in this area in particular.
> --
> Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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