[OpenAFS] Delay caused by loopback adapter?

patrick daniels patrick.daniels@duke.edu
Fri, 17 Jun 2005 11:08:55 -0400

I'll verify versions on the machines showing this delay, and post to list. 
I thought it was showing up on 1.3.84 as well, but will confirm.


--On Friday, June 17, 2005 10:26 -0400 Jeffrey Altman 
<jaltman@columbia.edu> wrote:

> If you are not running 1.3.8400, upgrade.   This bug was fixed one or
> two releases ago.
> Jeffrey Altman
> patrick daniels wrote:
>> I've yet to fully test this, but I'm curious whether anyone has seen,
>> and/or has a solution for the following:
>> After installing AFS client (Noticed this with 1.3.8x releases, but
>> could have happened previously), when I right-click on icons on desktop
>> to get to context menu, there is a significant lag of 15-30 seconds,
>> before context menu will pop up.  During this time, the network icon on
>> taskbar shows back and forth communications, regardless of whether or
>> not the icon in question has anything to do with network.  After this
>> initial delay, subsequent right-clicks don't always cause delay.  Seems
>> to be linked with how much time since last right-click or drive explore.
>> I can similarly see such delays, when exploring HD structure.
>> I've seen similar behaviors (totally unrelated to AFS) when having a
>> networked printer mapped, that is no longer connected.  That's why I was
>> wondering if there was either something with loopback adapter, or
>> interaction with AFS.
>> Any thoughts, or suggestions on how to investigate this cause?
>> Thanks,
>> Patrick
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