[OpenAFS] problems with de-installing OpenAFS 1.5.x on windows 7 - Reason found

Jeffrey Altman jaltman@your-file-system.com
Wed, 28 Sep 2011 10:04:56 -0400

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On 9/28/2011 5:40 AM, Lars Schimmer wrote:
> On 2011-09-23 09:00, Lars Schimmer wrote:
>> Hello
>> I experienced some heavy problems with deinstalling the 64bit package =
>> OpenAFS 1.5.x on our windows 7 workstations.
> Now I found the reason (I am 99% sure).
> Once we started with Windows 7 and OpenAFS and user profiles in OpenAFS=

> space, we had problems with users not able to wait until OpenAFS loaded=

> to login.
> So we managed to write a small registry patch to change the startup
> orders of some services.
> And AFAIK all these workstations which had that patch applied, died
> horrible on deinstall the OpenAFS package.
> All workstations which works well after deinstall OpenAFS did not have
> had this patch installed.
> (reason found, solution would be: revert patch ahead of deinstall or
> reinstall Windows)
> MfG,
> Lars Schimmer

The correct place to fix this would have been in Network Provider.  If
the network provider is still not waiting for the afsd_service to start,
file a bug report or send a patch.

Jeffrey Altman

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