[OpenAFS] gnome-vfs and AFS home directories
Tue, 21 Aug 2007 17:24:57 -0700
Jack Neely <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 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
> vanish...then reappear.
> 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?
Does it help to uninstall fam and install gamin instead?
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>