[OpenAFS] File Server appears to stop responding

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Tue, 30 Sep 2008 09:08:55 -0400

If the client transmitted packets with a bogus source that arrived, it  
could cause some issues, but I would have expected your IP stack to be  
more helpful there. Shrug.


On Sep 29, 2008, at 2:27, Randy Kemp <rkemp@srhs.net> wrote:

> Derrick Brashear wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 3:17 PM, Randy Kemp <rkemp@srhs.net> wrote:
>>> This setup seemed to be working fine for about a month before the  
>>> problem
>>> started occurring.  In the FileLog I'm now frequently seeing  
>>> "CallPreamble:
>>> Couldn't get CPS. Too many lockers" even when everything appears  
>>> to be
>>> working correctly.  When it does occur, restarting the OpenAFS  
>>> daemons does
>>> not fix the problem.
>> Nor will it. It's telling you that you have misbehaving clients, and
>> those clients are not being serviced. And you don't want them to be,
>> as if they were you would have problems much more often.
>> The routing failure messages at the end may suggest "the real issue".
>> Do you have clients which are able to send to the fileserver, but are
>> unreachable from it?
> The client that is referenced in the log file is multi-homed and  
> sitting on three of the same LANs as the multi-homed server, so I  
> know there's not a routing problem.  I have now added a NetInfo file  
> to that client specifying the one interface I want the AFS traffic  
> to flow on, so perhaps that will help.
> -- 
> Randy Kemp
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