[OpenAFS] mmap and AFS?

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Mon, 6 Dec 2010 13:21:57 -0500

On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 11:23 AM, Eric Chris Garrison <ecgarris@iupui.edu> w=
> On 12/6/10 9:57 AM, Derrick Brashear wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 9:39 AM, Chris Garrison <ecgarris@iupui.edu> wrot=
>>> AFS gurus,
>>> We have a professor who's hoping to implement our AFS cell (which as a
>>> service, we call RFS, the Research File System) as his department's sol=
>>> for user home directories. =A0After working on this awhile, he thinks t=
>>> may be a show-stopper. =A0Is there an problem with using AFS with appli=
>>> that use mmap to solve IO-bound issues?
>>> We are running OpenAFS 1.4.11 on the server, and I am not sure what he =
>>> running on the client side, but I'd imagine it's the latest stable one =
>>> the openafs.org site. =A0I'm also not sure which type/version/kernel of=
>>> he's running on the server end.
>> Asking would be better than imagining as some versions of the Linux
>> client had issues with mmap()
> I was mistaken about him running Linux. =A0It turns out he's on Mac OS X
> Snow Leopard, using Claudio Bisegni's AFS Commander as a GUI interface.
> =A0He's added as a side problem that kerberos tickets do not seem to
> autorenew like he needs for long-running jobs.
> He does not know what version of the AFS client he's running, though it
> was one from the last few months.

if it's not 1.5.78, can it be made 1.5.78?

/Library/OpenAFS/Tools/bin/rxdebug localhost 7001 -version will tell him.