[OpenAFS] AFS related problem with firefox

Chaskiel M Grundman cg2v@andrew.cmu.edu
Wed, 24 May 2006 15:39:32 -0400

--On Wednesday, May 24, 2006 03:29:32 AM -0400 Derrick J Brashear=20
<shadow@dementia.org> wrote:

> On Wed, 24 May 2006, Juha [UTF-8] J=C3=A4ykk=C3=A4 wrote:
>> Environment: Debian/Stable, openafs-client 1.3.81 (as distributed by
>> Debian), firefox 1.0.4 (again, as distributed by Debian in the stable
>> distribution). User's $HOME's are on AFS, binaries are (still) local.
> Check out bug 31818 in RT:
> https://grand.central.org/rt/index.html?q=3D31818

How is this related? The OP said that firefox hung and blocked other afs=20
access to $HOME (implying some afs_lock or kernel mutex is being held).=20
31818 is about file locking and the firefox .parentlock file, which resides =

in the profile directory.