[OpenAFS] file server occasionally stops serving

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Tue, 22 Jun 2004 17:15:51 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 22 Jun 2004, Noah Meyerhans wrote:

> Hmm.  I don't see much (certainly not "several times"), but what I do
> see is the thread about SuSE 9.0 (with a subject of "fileserver problem
> on 1.2.11 and SuSE 9.0") where it seems that the problem was due to the
> fact that SuSE 9.0 uses NPTL.  Debian 3.0 does not use NPTL, so I can't
> imagine that this is related in any way.

It wasn't just asked about SuSe, but if you say no NPTL in Debian, well,
you told me something I didn't know (at this point I don't know who has

> Or am I missing something...?
Given the above, probably not.

What does strace say is going on what this happens? Failing anything of
note there, attach with gdb and generate-core-file (will dump a core from
running process then leave the process continue running), then get a
backtrace of all the threads from the core, drop in a file, and send a
pointer back here.