[OpenAFS] Openafs 1.4.8 on OSX very slow
Sun, 8 Mar 2009 23:09:14 +0100 (CET)
Did you try Erik's advice about "disabling file previews"? Did that not
On Sat, 7 Mar 2009, Hans Melgers wrote:
> Nothing special:
> Starting AFS cache scan... waiting for afs_osi_ctxtp
> found 198 non-empty cache files (19%).
>  ok
> it seems the closer to the cell name the longer it takes, so there could be a
> link with bulkstat. I do login as admin so reading any directory shouldnt be
> a problem.
> But even a cd to a subdir in a users directory takes minutes, with the
> dreadfull beachball. Again, only in finder or my forklift file manager.
> Terminal acts normal.
> I did install the safari 4 beta a few days ago, maybe there's a link ?
> uninstalled it again but no improvement. Anybody else running safari 4 beta
> without having problems in afs ?
> On 6 mrt 2009, at 17:25, Joel wrote:
>> Does dmesg report any issues with contacting any servers?
>> On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 9:10 PM, Derrick Brashear <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 8:10 PM, Jason Edgecombe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>> Hans Melgers wrote:
>>>>> I notice afs performance on osx Leopard is very slow; opening a folder
>>>>> 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
>>>> extremely slow with finder because finder will try to stat all of the
>>>> 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.
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