[OpenAFS] windows client hangs
Thu, 22 Sep 2005 17:39:26 -0700
On Thu, Sep 22, 2005 at 03:59:09PM -0700, Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> You have a corrupted AFSCache file. You either need to delete
> it or upgrade to the current release of OpenAFS for Windows.
> You might want to read the OpenAFS for Windows Debugging section in the
> afs-install-notes.txt file. It provides clues on how to track down
> the cause of problems such as this.
I looked for install notes in the openafs directories under program
files and couldn't find any. where are these located?
> Jeffrey Altman
> David Bear wrote:
> > just today, starting this morning openafs on windows xp hangs.
> > I'm using openafs 1.3.84. Its been installed for a while. Its been
> > running fine.
> > Today, when I started windows, there was no \\afs unc available. I
> > opened a process list and noticed the afsd_service process taking 99%
> > of the cpu.
> > I went into the service control manager and tried to stop the afs
> > client service. However, all controls were 'greyed out', futher
> > messages said the openafs client was still starting. This lasted for
> > about an hour. So I shutdown and restarted. Still openafs service is
> > listed is starting, but it never starts.
> > so, I went into control panel to remove afs. During the remove
> > operation I get the error message that openafs (transarcAFSDeamon)
> > could not be stopped, verify that you have sufficient priveledges.
> > Well, I do have administrator priveledge. Don't know of any more that
> > I can grant myself on windows.
> > I've tried to kill the process through the task manager. no go.
> > I've looked through the afsd_init.log -- here's the tail of that.
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: Maximum number of multiplexed sessions is 50
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: Maximum number of VCs per server is 100
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: SMB authentication type is EXTENDED
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: RX maximum MTU is 1260
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: ConnDeadTimeout is 60
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: HardDeadTimeout is 120
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: LAN adapter number 3
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: Using >AFS< as SMB server name
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: First Network address 95a94e39 SubnetMask
> > ffffff80
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: rx_SetMaxMTU 1260 successful
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: Cache File "C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\AFSCache" already
> > exists
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: Existing File Size: 00000000:071787AC
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: Granularity - 10000
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: Reusing existing AFS Cache data: Base Address =
> > 1EB0000
> > 9/22/2005 3:15:51 PM: Validating Cache Contents
> > Can anyone tell me how to break out of this catch22 situation? Can't
> > stop openafs to uninstall it. Can't start it to use it.
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