[OpenAFS] Server (file) host wedge: WARNING: osi_NetIfPoller: ldi_open_by_name failed: 19

Jeff Blaine jblaine@kickflop.net
Sat, 24 Dec 2011 14:15:07 -0500

I'm pretty sure this is the 2nd time we've seen this

AFS fileserver ur.our.org wedged today.  Our monitoring
shows CPU usage pegged at 100% right when the problem
happened (didn't escalate over hours...).

SunOS ur.our.org 5.10 Generic_144488-13 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Fire-V240

/:ur # strings /kernel/fs/sparcv9/afs | grep OpenAFS
@(#) OpenAFS 1.4.14 built  2011-07-07
/:ur # strings /usr/afs/bin/fileserver | grep OpenAFS
@(#) OpenAFS 1.4.11 built  2009-07-14
/:ur #

It had been up 20 days (almost exactly).

The console showed repeating:

     WARNING: osi_NetIfPoller: ldi_open_by_name failed: 19

No console login possible, no SSH possible.  Had to
force-stop the OS.  Issuing 'sync' at the 'ok' prompt
to force a crash dump generated tons of SCSI reset