[unclug] Anyone got an OpenAFS client running under kernel 2.6.x?

Faheem Mitha faheem at email.unc.edu
Mon Feb 21 16:43:12 EST 2005



On Mon, 21 Feb 2005, Andrew Perrin wrote:

> Thanks - I hadn't realized that. I was able to use the experimental 
> version and set it up fine. HOWEVER, there's a bug in the version 
> packaged there that is really fatal: under certain conditions the client 
> simply silently "swallows" a file when there's a write error.  That led 
> to several files coming up zero size -- and therefore to data loss. I 
> consider that a Bad Thing in a filesystem!

Interesting. If you can reproduce this, it should be worth reporting, 
possibly upstream. It sounds like AFS on 2.6 is not yet ready for general 
use.

Thanks for the info.

                                                                Faheem.



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