[OpenAFS] Windows 7 and the loopback adapter problem revisited

Rick Cochran rcc2@cornell.edu
Fri, 03 Sep 2010 16:22:00 -0400

Somebody here suggested disabling SMB 2.  That sounds like a good idea to=
since I think the introduction of SMB 2 corresponds to when the OpenAFS p=
started.  But I'm not in a position to try this myself at the moment.


On 09/03/2010 03:52 PM, Mickey Lane wrote:
>> From: Jeffrey Altman
>> Sent: Friday, September 03, 2010 1:12 AM
>> Subject: Re: [OpenAFS] Windows 7 and the loopback adapter problem
>> revisited
>> On 9/2/2010 4:50 PM, Mickey Lane wrote:
>>> If someone has the time to play with this, can they reproduce these
>>> results and perhaps try some additional tests?
>>> Mickey.
>> The important question I am going to ask is whether unchecking Link-
>> Layer Topology Discovery Mapper I/O Driver&  Responder causes the the
>> problem to reappear or not.
>> If you are able to toggle the problem on and off with those features
>> then perhaps you have identified a significant clue to the root cause
>> of the problem.
>> Jeffrey Altman
> Un-checking and rebooting causes a minor change but does not put
> the system in its initial non-functioning state. The only difference
> noted is that I now need to wait 4-5 minutes after any adapter
> changes to see OpenAFS start working again.
> I don't think I'm working with a valid cause and effect relationship
> here. On the other hand, OpenAFS is working even after I add/subtract
> network adapters (+ the wait) so something in the O/S has changed.
> Mickey.