[OpenAFS] Graphical file managers get stuck

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Mon, 10 Dec 2012 18:08:07 -0500

On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 5:33 PM, Ken Dreyer <ktdreyer@ktdreyer.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 3:12 PM,  <jukka.tuominen@finndesign.fi> wrote:
>> What do you mean by publishing DNS SRV records? The server has a FQDN but
>> do you mean something else?
> If you can get a Wireshark trace of DNS activity while Nautilus is
> frozen, that will help us understand if Nautilus is causing AFS to
> stall out when making DNS queries for dynroot, or if it's something
> else entirely.

Actually, cmdebug output (and looking at the afsdb locks) will also
tell, and is much more reliable as an

> I just tested this with Gnome on Fedora 19 and I can confirm that
> Nautilus also does the problematic /afs/.Trash lookups (details at
> [1]). It's just not clear to me how frequently Nautilus triggers these
> lookups, because in my light testing they seem to happen less often
> than on Xfce. Regardless, more debugging with Wireshark in your
> environment would give us more information to go on.

There's an open "thing" in gerrit which we should complete and merge
to fix this.