[OpenAFS] some older openafs-client versions have started failing

Benjamin Kaduk kaduk@MIT.EDU
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 17:49:01 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 14 Jul 2016, Chad William Seys wrote:

> Hi Jonathan,
> Well it is good to hear that someone else is having a similar problem!
> > When I mentioned this #openafs on Freenode, Benjamin Kaduk seemed to
> > think this problem exists in the client/cache manager.
> So a bug in client/cache manager?
> Why would it be triggered now?
> It seems as though the server or the network must be involved somehow.
> Scientific Linux 6 openafs-client versions have made steps through 1.6.2 -
> 1.6.17 while the server was running Wheezy with no problems.  Now suddenly the
> older versions are not reliable.  I can't explain it. :(

The other highly important factor which you did not mention was whether
the linux kernel version on the clients has changed.