[OpenAFS] Re: Solaris 10 SPARC hang on shutdown

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Mon, 28 Feb 2011 17:09:20 -0600

On Mon, 28 Feb 2011 16:40:08 -0600
Andrew Deason <adeason@sinenomine.net> wrote:

> > We need Sun's reboot to make an exception in AFSes case and stop
> > waiting indefinitely for afsd to go down.
> You could ask them if there is any way we can mark them somehow to
> make such a thing possible, without actually changing how the
> processes start, which would make it easier to get this working. I
> don't expect them to actually do anything to accomodate us, but it's
> one possible way.

Actually, we already do this, in a way; they just ignore it. You could
suggest to them that if they skip waiting for processes that have SSYS
set in the process' p_flag, this problem will go away.

Andrew Deason