[OpenAFS] Re: "Starting AFS cache scan..."

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Thu, 10 Jun 2010 11:05:31 -0400

On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 10:24 AM, Andrew Deason <adeason@sinenomine.net> wr=
> On Wed, 09 Jun 2010 15:59:07 -0700
> Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> wrote:
>> However, start-stop-daemon itself doesn't background anything unless
>> you tell it to explicitly, and we aren't telling it to. =A0So I think
>> there's some other problem here; it looks from the original bug report
>> like afsd itself is exiting before the cache is set up and AFS is
>> mounted.
> ...and I don't see how that's possible. afsd does not exit successfully
> until after it's mounted /afs.
> Adam, is there more information you can provide? Maybe an strace to see
> around where afsd is exiting?

if true that something else isn't backgrounding afsd (no, i agree, it
doesn't background itself) then yeah, i don't think we're chasing the
right issue.