[OpenAFS] Re: Ubik problem

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Thu, 15 Apr 2010 18:13:28 -0700

Andrew Deason <adeason@sinenomine.net> writes:
> Atro Tossavainen <atro.tossavainen+openafs@helsinki.fi> wrote:

>> Derrick,
>> > I'd suggest just using the IBM binary for the kaserver (and only the
>> > kaserver) in your OpenAFS installation
>> That's an interesting thought, but unfortunately it's nowhere near
>> an option.  sunx86_ is quite simply not a supported platform for
>> IBM AFS at all, even at 3.6 Patch 19 (August 2009).

> Older OpenAFS releases could be another option, but I don't know how
> useful of an answer that is. I'm not sure what could have caused that,
> so I don't have a particular range in mind; maybe just earlier 1.4...
> 1.4.9? 1.4.2?

We were successfully running a 1.2.x version of kaserver on SPARC Solaris,
and upgrading to 1.4.2 on Linux failed (albeit with different symptoms; it
would just stop successfully giving out tickets for a while and then come
back, regularly), so we stuck with 1.2.x on SPARC until we turned it off

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>