[OpenAFS] Problem with mandatory profiles on AFS.

Christof Hanke hanke@csc.fi
Tue, 19 Aug 2008 11:59:30 +0300

On Tuesday 19 August 2008 11:52:02 Anders Magnusson wrote:
> Hi,
> first environment:  AFS servers running 1.4.5, Windows clients 1.5.36.
> The problem is that when exporting mandatory profiles it usually works
> fine, but on some
> profiles it just hangs.  Looking at the task manager shows that both CPU
> and network traffic stops,
> and after a while an error message pops up (after I assume the SMB
> timeout).
> This happens about 700 files and 35MB into a profile of size 5000 files
> and 125MB.
> The directory where it fails contains 900 files with quite long names,
> but it's not the
> directory max-limit that is the problem.
> Copying the profile just using Explorer works fine and has no problem.
> The cache size on the client is set to 800MB (32-bit client).
> Who can we debug this?  Any hints?  Have I missed something? :-)
Hmm, not that I know anything about the windows-client, but  maybe you shou=
try the newest windows-client ?
It has unicode supported for funny names like "Sm=F6rebr=F6d" in directorie=
s and=20
profiles, which could lead to behaviour like that.

Just a guess, but give it a try.