[OpenAFS] openafs high availability problem

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Wed, 29 Aug 2007 17:42:22 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 29 Aug 2007, sophana wrote:

> Will that patch apply easily on a 1.4.4 source?

I didn't try.

> It seems that there is a new parameter "retrans_shift" to osi_sysctl.c, how 
> do you set this parameter?

echo 7 > /proc/sys/afs/retrans_shift

> Setting 7 to it will bring the timeout switching to what value?

The timeout isn't a single value. It's a number of retransmits all timing 
out. I don't remember. I think 28 seconds. 6 for 14, 5 for 7 seconds, and 
4 for 3.5 seconds.

But I may be wrong, and I am in no danger of having time to play with it