[OpenAFS] OpenAFS 1.7.13 and Roaming Profiles

Jeffrey Altman jaltman@secure-endpoints.com
Fri, 18 May 2012 09:09:10 -0400

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If someone can privately provide a full memory dump of a machine in such
a condition I can examine it to identify the cause.  Many changes have=20
implemented in the last nine months to address kernel deadlocks=20
by anti-virus filter drivers.   It would not surprise me if there was=20
another one.

The biggest change between 1.7.11 and 1.7.12 is the transition to using
write-through for all store operations instead of permitting the data=20
to be
written to the server during file cleanup.  Caching writes until file=20
was causing problems since a write failure could not be usefully=20
to the application.

Jeffrey Altman

On Friday, May 18, 2012 5:44:08 AM, Lars Schimmer wrote:
> On 18.05.2012 10:31, Florian Rittmeier wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I just wanted to know, if anyone else beside us experiences problems
>> with Windows roaming profiles since the upgrade from 1.7.11 to 1.7.12.=

>> Starting from 1.7.12 the windows service for roaming profiles does not=

>> finish synchronization on shutdown. It just shows "Waiting for user
>> profile service" for infinite time after the user initiates the
>> shutdown. Same with 1.7.13.
>> We are running Windows 7 SP1 64-bit. Antivirus is Sophos Endpoint
>> Security and Control 10.0.
> On our setup with OpenAFS 1.7.12 only one workstation is yet known to
> have that problem. But it uses kaspersky, the other 20 did not report
> any problem yet.
> Only entry in win event viewer is "profile service took to long to logo=
> But I assume mostly skype of being a pain in the ass with user profiles=
> Need to test 1.7.13.
>> Regards,
>> Florian
> MfG,
> Lars Schimmer

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