[OpenAFS] linux afsd goes bad if started when root.afs is unavailable

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Sun, 23 Dec 2001 23:30:02 -0500 (EST)

On Sun, 23 Dec 2001, Nickolai Zeldovich wrote:

> While not directly an answer to your query, you could run AFS
> in dynroot mode, by running afsd with the -dynroot flag.  This
> way, /afs is a "virtual" volume, which is faked locally, and
> AFS can start up without talking to the fileserver at all.

As the code stands this is the only answer I know of; Things could be made
to block until something becomes available, I suppose.