[OpenAFS] 1.3.87 on Solaris 10 and weird NFS problem

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Wed, 10 Aug 2005 10:24:48 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 10 Aug 2005, Sergio Gelato wrote:

> * Christopher D. Clausen [2005-08-09 19:09:55 -0500]:
>> Even more testing has revealed that the libafs64.nonfs.o module works
>> just fine when the libafs64.o one does not.  This is very weird.  I can
>> only assume that this is due to some change in Solaris 10.
>> Am I going to run into weird NFS / AFS problems later on because I am
>> using the nonfs kernel module?  Can someone explain why there were two
>> seperate modules (nonfs and nfs) to begin with?
> If you don't know why there are two separate modules, then the .nonfs.
> one is probably right for you. (It's the one I've always used on Solaris.)
> If I remember correctly, the other one is meant to be used on NFS/AFS
> translator machines. The translator functionality may very well be
> broken at the moment; I don't use it myself, so I wouldn't know.

The translator functionality is basically untested on Solaris 10. If you 
don't need to export AFS via NFS, you can use the nonfs module.