On Sep 19, 2007, at 3:11 PM, Matt Kolb wrote:
> The gist of this message is:
> If you have Solaris 10 boxes, and they are OpenAFS clients, wait to
> upgrade them to u4 until OpenAFS gets it's code base straight.
> OpenAFS had relied on a private interface *SLAP* in the Solaris
> kernel for some things, and that private interface changed. One of
> the guys from UMBC is working on what looks like a reasonable
> solution, and I'd expect they'll roll another release of 1.4.x
> shortly, but anyways, again, don't upgrade to u4 if you're running
> a 1.4.4 or older version of the OpenAFS client.
If you're adventuresome, a patch has been posted which deals with
this issue. You need to apply it against the 1.4.4 source. It is
If you're adventuresome, but not THAT adventuresome, I have applied
the patch and built the binaries for sunx86_510, which you can get here:
I've been running it for about an hour without issue, but obviously
this is *brand new* so I wouldn't roll it into your live environment
until the patch gets accepted and a new version of OpenAFS is released.
Matt Kolb <[log in to unmask]>
Academic Computing & Network Services
Michigan State University