[OpenAFS] Slowness in Dfs with an AFS client installed?

Matt Lytle mjl@sei.cmu.edu
Thu, 04 May 2006 18:50:30 -0400


I would just like to confirm that I have seen similar behavior in our 
environment as well.


--On Tuesday, May 02, 2006 3:04 PM -0700 Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> 

> We just got a report from one of our users in the Graduate School of
> Business saying that they'd tracked intermittant slowness in Dfs accesses
> to whether or not a system had an AFS client installed.  The symptom is
> that occasionally Dfs will respond immediately and occasionally it will
> pause for up to 30 seconds before responding.  If the AFS client is not
> installed, it always responds immediately.
> They've tried with packages based on OpenAFS 1.4.0 as well as whatever
> ancient thing we're currently distributing.  They have a test lab up and
> are willing to help reproduce the problem to try to understand what's
> going on.
> Is this a known issue?  If so, is there a known solution or workaround?
> If not, are there specific useful details that I can provide?  I'm happy
> to either pass along instructions or to put people in touch with the user
> in question.
> --
> Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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