[OpenAFS] Windows client problems - some questions

Jeff Blaine jblaine@kickflop.net
Wed, 15 Apr 2009 11:51:18 -0400

Can someone translate these 2 lines?

4/15/2009 11:43:35 AM: Request S(01)FindFirst_ReceiveTran2SearchDir 
duration 240000 ms user 0x1 "(null)" pid 0xc54 mid 0xa380 tid 0x3 
"(null)" path? "(null)" afid (
4/15/2009 11:47:35 AM: Request S(05)QueryPathInfo_ReceiveTran2QPathInfo 
duration 336734 ms user 0x1 "(null)" pid 0xc54 mid 0xab80 tid 0x1 
"(null)" path? "(null)" afid (

Jeff Blaine wrote:
> Looks like the Cisco VPN client.  I can see the
> openafs.org cell with the VPN shut down.  Bleh.
> Jeffrey Altman wrote:
>> Jeff Blaine wrote:
>>> Jeffrey Altman wrote:
>>>> The list of IP addresses on the machine is unstable.
>>>> The netbios name registration is being lost because the
>>>> IP address it was bound to on the loopback adapter no
>>>> longer exists.  afsd_service.exe attempts to recover
>>>> by rebinding and the same event reoccurs.
>>>> Is the IP address bound to the loopback adapter in
>>>> use somewhere else in your network?  Is there a routing
>>>> conflict?
>>> is not in use somewhere else in my network
>>> if that's the address you're referring to (the loopback
>>> adapter / afs).
>>> is the "real" NIC's address, which is my home
>>> network.
>>> VPN-ing into work gets another address which is neither
>>> 192.x nor 10.x
>>> I can see RX data between the servers and the VPN
>>> interface when I try \\afs\our.org (obviously very
>>> little, however)
>> The issue is outside AFS.  The problem is either your
>> VPN software or something else within the Windows networking
>> stack or something on your home network that Windows is
>> reacting to.
>> AFS is doing everything in its power to maintain the
>> connection.  Nothing it can do when the network underneath
>> it is being torn out.
>> I'm sorry I don't have an answer for you.