[OpenAFS] Openafs 1.4.8 on OSX very slow
Fri, 6 Mar 2009 11:41:03 +0100 (CET)
would it be possible to strace the Finder?
On Fri, 6 Mar 2009, Hans Melgers wrote:
> 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.
> /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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