[OpenAFS] AFS nautilus file browser

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Mon, 21 Aug 2006 14:41:22 -0700

Kirk Patton <kpatton@transmeta.com> writes:

> I am running an AFS cell using OpenAFS 1.4.0-c4.  A user has reported
> issues with the file browser nautilas.  It crashes when browsing AFS
> file spaces.

> Has anyone come accross this before?  I saw a previous post reguarding a
> similar issue, Oct 2001, but there was not resolution mentioned.

Try using gamin instead of fam.  That's the problem with a lot of file
browsers.  Since fam runs outside of the user's context as a system
service, it doesn't have the credentials to see into AFS, and the
confusion between what the file browser can see vs. what fam can see
confuses it.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>