[OpenAFS] "stillborn client" in src/viced/host.c
Derrick J Brashear
Sun, 12 Nov 2006 15:46:35 -0500 (EST)
On Sun, 12 Nov 2006, Jose Calhariz wrote:
> I can confirm that it can happen with Linux and a recent client.
> I am testing the stability of openafs 1.4.2 in Linux, both in the
> client and in the server. So I have a Linux client endless compiling
> the Linux kernel using make -j 35 over an afs volume in a Linux
> Fileserver. I have in the past run this test for days without
> problems. This time the compilation aborts with errors, normally an
> indication of problems with hardware or kernel/software problems.
> The last error I have seen was:
> ar: sound/drivers/opl4/built-in.o: File format not recognized
> In the client there is no indication of a problem with AFS, but on the
> fileserver I have seen the same error sometime before the compilation
> Sun Nov 12 14:05:05 2006 FindClient: stillborn client 8185ef0(785cb670); conn 8149220 (host 172.20.15.79:7001) had client 8185f98(785cb670)
> So in my point of view, this kind of error can result in data corruption.
Except that code path can't cause a corrupted file. It may be related but
that error message (in the fileserver) is not a cause of that client