[OpenAFS] gnome-vfs and AFS home directories
Tue, 21 Aug 2007 19:57:26 -0400
We are starting to deploy RHEL 5 with OpenAFS 1.4.4. All users have
there home directories in AFS.
The Trash can on the gnome desktop doesn't work. I found out that the
Trash functionality in gnome-vfs was turned off for AFS filesystems. I
patched this in Red Hat Bug #253090.
Now, the Trash works for some users and not for others. I can sit and
watch the opened Trash folder full of items. Suddenly all the files
If my research is right, gnome-vfs/nautilis use the kernel inotify stuff
to monitor files. It appears that AFS isn't properly supporting this.
Can anyone clarify what's happening here?
Jack Neely <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NCSU Campus Linux Services Lead
Information Technology Division, NC State University
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