[OpenAFS] Re: Connection Timed Out errors occasionally when accessing openafs drive

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Sun, 07 Jun 2009 14:02:50 -0700

Jim Rowan <jmr@qualcomm.com> writes:
> On Jun 7, 2009, at 1:32 PM, Russ Allbery wrote:

>> We tracked a similar problem down to user programs who were trying to
>> access directories to which they didn't have permission (in our case
>> because their tokens had expired).  Sufficient pounding on such
>> directories will trigger the Rx backoff handling in the file server
>> and start delaying Rx calls from that client, which can result in the
>> client deciding the file server is down or no longer responding.

> How did you track that down?

Correlating system kernel messages with error messages from the web

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>