[OpenAFS] Re: Ubik problem

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Thu, 15 Apr 2010 23:02:33 -0400

On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 9:13 PM, Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> wrote:
> 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. =A0sunx86_ 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; i=
> 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
> entirely.

I'm pretty sure it "broke" between 1.2.11 and 1.4.1.