[OpenAFS] SuSe is frustrating

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
Fri, 27 May 2005 11:37:09 -0400

First things first...  Does it still hang if you completely turn off
the firewall?  If so, then you've got an AFS configuration issue.  If
it works then it's a firewall configuration issue.


"Randy Lee Schott" <schottra@msu.edu> writes:

> I'm not even sure I'm posting to the right list, but I figure it's worth a 
> try.
> So I'm trying to use openAFS 1.3.78 under SuSe 9.3 (Linux 2.6 kernel).  
> Believe me, I would've used a stable release if I could have.  So, I got it 
> to build for my kernel, I can start the afs service (afs start) with no 
> problems/error messages.  I can start afsd as well with no problems or error 
> messages.  I can even klog to my cell to get tokens.  When I try and cd to 
> my personal afs space (cd /afs/my.cell/myspace) or even when I try and 
> browse my root directory in Konqueror, the system hangs.  I'm unable to kill 
> any afs related processes(kill -9 pid) and have to restart the machine to 
> fix it.  I have my firewall set to allow udp ports 7000-7009(afs services) 
> 1024-2048(I'm told klog needs these), and 123/tcp(told that ntp uses it).  
> My ThisCell file contains only my cell, and my CellServDB file has been 
> reduced to just the info for that cell, so it shouldn't even be trying other 
> cells, correct?  I've been browsing archived mailing lists and forums for 
> days now trying everything I can, but I'm just not sure what is causing this 
> problem.  Has anyone else seen this?  Thanks a lot. 
> Randy

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