AFP abends with Mac OS 10.5.x

  • 7001489
  • 02-Oct-2008
  • 26-Apr-2012


Novell NetWare 6.5
Novell Open Enterprise Server (NetWare based)
Apple Mac OS Leopard
Native File Access
Apple Filing Protocol - AFP


Server intermittently abends since upgrading Mac workstations to 10.5.x.  The key parts of the abend log needed to fingerprint this abend are as follows:
Abend 1 on P00: Server-5.70.0x: Page Fault Processor Exception (Error code00000002)

EIP in UNKNOWN memory area
Access Location: 0x00000000

Running process: AFP Work Thread (nnn) Process
Thread Owned by NLM: AFPTCP.NLM

Wait state: 5050030 Blocked on Semaphore
Stack: xxxxxxxx (AFPTCP.NLM|zAFPGetUnmangledNameFromZid+1EA)


Fixed in NetWare 6.5 Service Pack 8.