[OpenAFS] Openafs 1.4.8 on OSX very slow

Hans Melgers hans@enem.nl
Fri, 6 Mar 2009 11:31:21 +0100

On 6 mrt 2009, at 02:10, Jason Edgecombe wrote:

> Hans Melgers wrote:
>> I notice afs performance on osx Leopard is very slow; opening a  
>> folder in Finder takes up to 2 minutes to even display. I have the  
>> right tokens, firewall is open for all connections.
>> Performance in terminal is much better, a cd and ls to /afs works  
>> instantly. So it seems there are problems in the finder.
>> I noticed two afsd processes running. normal ?
>> Im also tried running parallels with the windows client on the same  
>> machine, works perfect and very fast.
>> Does anyone have some tips to speed up performance ? Are there any  
>> known problems in the mac osx finder in the latest leopard?
>> I'm running 1.4.8 with openafsconfig, MIT kerberos extras. Tokens  
>> look fine. Mac OSX 10.5.6
> Was /afs the folder that you tried to view in finder? If so, then it  
> will be extremely slow with finder because finder will try to stat  
> all of the cells, which will take a while. Try a deeper folder,  
> like /afs/grand.central.org/software/ and see if it acts better.
> Jason

/afs but also deeper. I removed all other cells from cellservdb.  
There's something that makes the finder wait and wait to the horrible  
level. Its a very small cell, just one server.
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Hans Melgers