[OpenAFS] Openafs 1.4.8 on OSX very slow

Joel hashbang@gmail.com
Fri, 6 Mar 2009 10:25:06 -0600

Does dmesg report any issues with contacting any servers?

On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 9:10 PM, Derrick Brashear <shadow@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 8:10 PM, Jason Edgecombe <jason@rampaginggeek.com> 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.
> with -fakestat-all that shouldn't be true. there is the issue that
> bulkstat does not (currently) work, which will make things slower, but
> it shouldn't be horrible.
> --
> Derrick
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