[OpenAFS] some older openafs-client versions have started failing
Sat, 16 Jul 2016 05:37:55 +0000
On Jul 16, 2016, at 12:43 AM, Benjamin Kaduk <kaduk@MIT.EDU>
> On Sat, 16 Jul 2016, Mark Vitale wrote:
>> On Jul 15, 2016, at 10:39 PM, Chad William Seys <firstname.lastname@example.org=
>>> I found the break point in when openafs starts having problems with git=
checkout on my test repo:
>>> First broken: 3.16.7-ckt25-1 (compiled 2016-03-06)
>>> Last working: 3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u4
>>> Here is a changelog in case someone knows what to hunt for in:
>> thank you, this was very helpful. It's almost certainly:
>> - vfs: Make sendfile(2) killable even better
>> - vfs: Avoid softlockups with sendfile(2)
>> which are backports from Linux 4.4. OpenAFS had to disable splice() sup=
port to be able to tolerate these changes. You need OpenAFS 1.6.18 or high=
er to obtain relief for this, and indeed you did report that 1.6.18 is work=
ing fine for you at this kernel level.
>> However, this does NOT explain your report of no problems with OpenAFS 1=
.6.17 and 1.6.16.
> Actually, it does -- debian's 1.6.17-2 contains:
> which is what made it into upstream openafs 1.6.18.
Ahh. But what about 1.6.16?