[OpenAFS] "stillborn client" in src/viced/host.c

Bill Stivers stiversb@ucsc.edu
Tue, 17 Oct 2006 14:55:13 -0700

Perfect..  Thank you both very much for your information and assistance.

I literally wouldn't be able to do my job without you. :)


On Oct 17, 2006, at 2:50 PM, Jeffrey Hutzelman wrote:

> On Tuesday, October 17, 2006 05:29:27 PM -0400 Jeffrey Altman  
> <jaltman@secure-endpoints.com> wrote:
>> It means that the file server received two requests from the same
>> client at about the same time and two different threads are  
>> processing
>> the two requests and each one creates a 'client' object.  However,
>> only one of the 'client' objects is allowed to exist for a given
>> client.  Therefore, one of them is discarded as "stillborn".
>> This has nothing to do with mixing Transarc and OpenAFS.
> It also doesn't indicate anything is wrong - it simply provides  
> additional information that may be useful to the developers if we  
> ever need to track down a problem relating to client tracking.
> -- Jeffrey T. Hutzelman (N3NHS) <jhutz+@cmu.edu>
>   Sr. Research Systems Programmer
>   School of Computer Science - Research Computing Facility
>   Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA

Bill Stivers
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