[OpenAFS] Rotating log files and server probs

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Mon, 30 Sep 2002 11:30:50 -0400 (EDT)

On 30 Sep 2002, Mitchell D. Baker wrote:

> Yes, this showed up again Sunday morning and the log does show this
> message.  Looks like we got the message several times before things
> locked up, the system went for a little while longer and then things
> came to a screeching halt.
> I have downloaded 1.2.7 and am looking at it now.  From the changelog it
> looks like there is ref to this problem.  Is this correct?  Should
> upgrading to 1.2.7 help the problem? or is there another patch needed to
> get around this that has not gone into the main distro yet.

In the quoted text below you included my earlier comment:
"There's a fix in 1.2.7". 

> > > Perhaps one of the people whose servers were running out of callbacks
> > > could tell us if the "looping trying to free a callback slot" behaves like
> > > this. There's a fix in 1.2.7 but the right answer is to fix
> > > viced/callback.c to not use u_short for storage of the callback index. No
> > > one has gotten to it yet.