[OpenAFS] windows explore refresh

ted creedon tcreedon@easystreet.com
Wed, 18 Apr 2007 09:44:10 -0700

What is the built in algorithm for client refreshing?

Seems like a file save, close, etc, should trigger a flush?


-----Original Message-----
From: openafs-info-admin@openafs.org [mailto:openafs-info-admin@openafs.org]
On Behalf Of David Bear
Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 5:43 PM
To: Jason Edgecombe
Cc: tcreedon@easystreet.com; 'openafs'
Subject: Re: [OpenAFS] windows explore refresh

On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 08:33:34PM -0400, Jason Edgecombe wrote:
> Did you try an fs flush?

did fs flush

went back to windows explore. created new directory. refresh was

This fixes the issue. So, how frequently do we do 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?
> >
> >  
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