[OpenAFS] windows explore refresh
Wed, 18 Apr 2007 08:22:57 -0400
David Bear wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 08:33:34PM -0400, Jason Edgecombe wrote:
>> Did you try an fs flush?
> did fs flush
> went back to windows explore. created new directory. refresh was
> This fixes the issue. So, how frequently do we do an fs flush?
You shouldn't need to do it often because the AFS client should
invalidate a cached file when it's updated from another client. That
said, I don't know if you firewall might have anything to do with it.
>> ted creedon wrote:
>>> With 1.45.18, after a while when I save a file from excel in windows, the
>>> file doesn't seem to refresh on a neighboring Linux client. I have to
>>> restart the Linux client to see the saved file.
>>> There is a firewall but it hasn't changed in a long time.
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: email@example.com
>>> On Behalf Of David Bear
>>> Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 1:05 PM
>>> To: openafs
>>> Subject: [OpenAFS] windows explore refresh
>>> I have noted recently that with openafs 1.4.01 the windows explore
>>> interface does not seem to refresh itself properly when certain
>>> actions occur.
>>> One use case is when you use the windows explore to create a new
>>> folder. After the new folder is create, you do not see that it created
>>> anything, unless you press f5 (or use view refresh). This leads to a
>>> lot of folders being called 'New Folder', 'New Folder (2)', etc.
>>> The other use case we noted windows refresh not working is we you
>>> rename a folder. You can right click the folder, select rename, type
>>> in the new name. When complete you see no change unless you refresh.
>>> This seems like new behavior, I have not noticed this in the past with
>>> files in afs.
>>> Has anyone else noted this? Perhaps one of the windows updates
>>> microsoft released last week as done some thing undesireable?
>>> any thoughts?
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