[OpenAFS] OpenAFS 1.6pre5 Ubuntu ppa

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Tue, 21 Jun 2011 09:16:46 -0700

Nicolas Bourbaki <ncl.bourbaki@gmail.com> writes:

> 1.6.0pre6 made it to the ubuntu ppa repository, however the issue is
> still present. It is caused by KDE's akonadi-mysql server trying to bind
> to a UNIX socket inside the user's home directory, which fails and then
> displays the mentioned behavior. Disabling akonadi is easy with the
> following:

>   - edit ~/.config/akonadi/akonadiserverrc
>   - change "StartServer=true" to false
>   - restart KDE session, the issue is gone

> This is not the first time I'm having issue with UNIX sockets (Google
> Chrome) inside AFS but the strange thing is that with 1.4, the AFS
> daemon is not loosing it's connection with the fileserver.

The loss of connection with the file server is probably caused by Rx
returning an error from the server and then going into progressive backoff
due to the errors until the client decides that the server is responding
so slowly that it's actually down.  We've run into this before with other

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