[OpenAFS] openafs high availability problem
Derrick J Brashear
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