[OpenAFS] Re: More EINVAL's with 1.5.68

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Mon, 28 Dec 2009 10:20:31 -0500

On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 1:48 AM, Adam Megacz <adam@megacz.com> wrote:
> Andrew Deason <adeason@sinenomine.net> writes:
>> They are probably performing a difference sequence of syscalls on the
>> file, or using different flags, etc. Is this reliably reproducible?
>> fstrace dumps could be more enlightening,
> Yes, but only until I reboot. =A0I posted the fstrace (see previous
> thread) but was told that I had to grab one shortly after reboot.
> Unfortunately this problem doesn't manifest itself until the machine
> has been up for a while. =A0So we're kinda stuck.

the problem is if the fstrace doesn't show it, it's not happening in
afs. fstrace doesn't instrument the internals of linux.

a system call trace of the thing that's failing might help. fstrace,
if it shows no EINVAL, will not.