[OpenAFS] windows explore refresh

Jason Edgecombe jason@rampaginggeek.com
Tue, 17 Apr 2007 20:33:34 -0400

Did you try an fs flush?

ted creedon wrote:
> With 1.45.18, after a while when I save a file from excel in windows, the
> file doesn't seem to refresh on a neighboring Linux client. I have to
> restart the Linux client to see the saved file.
> There is a firewall but it hasn't changed in a long time.
> tedc
> -----Original Message-----
> From: openafs-info-admin@openafs.org [mailto:openafs-info-admin@openafs.org]
> On Behalf Of David Bear
> Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 1:05 PM
> To: openafs
> Subject: [OpenAFS] windows explore refresh
> I have noted recently that with openafs 1.4.01 the windows explore
> interface does not seem to refresh itself properly when certain
> actions occur. 
> One use case is when you use the windows explore to create a new
> folder. After the new folder is create, you do not see that it created
> anything, unless you press f5 (or use view refresh). This leads to a
> lot of folders being called 'New Folder', 'New Folder (2)', etc.
> The other use case we noted windows refresh not working is we you
> rename a folder. You can right click the folder, select rename, type
> in the new name. When complete you see no change unless you refresh.
> This seems like new behavior, I have not noticed this in the past with
> files in afs.
> Has anyone else noted this? Perhaps one of the windows updates
> microsoft released last week as done some thing undesireable?
> any thoughts?