[OpenAFS] Re: Ubuntu

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Fri, 06 Apr 2012 14:06:15 -0700

Sergio Gelato <Sergio.Gelato@astro.su.se> writes:

> Remind us: what are the reasons (bugs) why one really doesn't want to
> run 1.6.1pre1?

1.6.1pre1 at least doesn't have the 1.6.0 file corruption bugs in the
fileserver (which were fixed in 1.6.0-3), but it still has the keep-alive
and idledead issues between the client and the server that can cause some
pathological behavior when the server starts backing up on vnode locks.
It also has the duplicate NAT ping issue, which can cause clients to flood
file servers with substantial amounts of useless traffic in some

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