Problem with Sun machines hanging
Wed, 07 Mar 2001 13:21:29 -0800 (PST)
>This is probably a Solaris problem but I thought I'd throw it out to the
>AFS community in case it rings a bell...
It definitely rings a bell, but it is an AFS bell rather than a Solaris bell.
We reported this to Transarc last year as their problem TR-53970. It was
(supposedly) identified as
* Defect 12418
(Solaris only) This fix corrects a problem that occurred when a
process attempted to access the proc file system.
and fixed in level afs3.6 2.5. There was also a fix for afs3.5, but I don't
know which level it went into, or even if it did.
The "supposedly" above is simply because it's very difficult to determine if
it fixed the problem; we could never reliably recreate the problem. I can
say that we have no confirmed cases of it occurring on a machine running the