[OpenAFS] problems with afsd

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Thu, 18 Sep 2003 10:56:58 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 18 Sep 2003, Jerome Walter wrote:

> > Starting AFS cache scan...found 0 non-empty cache files (0%).
> > Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address f8972b19
> >  printing eip:
> > f8972b19
> > *pde
> I got a similar problem with one of my Linux machines. I don't know if
> this come from there, but i managed to get rid of it by erasing all
> files in AFS cache each time i start/restart the openafs-client daemon.
> Just adding a rm -rf /var/cache/openafs/* in /etc/init.d/openafs-client
> did work.
> I don't know why, but openafs seems to be not that stable on Linux, as
> it works perfectly under Windows and Solaris.

This implies that the routines that call osi_lookupname on the cache files
and save the info are failing somehow.

Consider ./configure ... --enable-debug-kernel and seeing if you get an
oops with a clear backtrace?