[OpenAFS] Moving top level RO volumes

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Tue, 28 May 2002 14:51:20 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 28 May 2002, Russ Allbery wrote:

> Derrick J Brashear <shadow@dementia.org> writes:
> > On 28 May 2002, Jimmy Engelbrecht wrote:
> >> You can and should move the read-only volumes!
> >> If you do vos remove (NEVER USE REMSITE!!!) and vos release the data will
> >> be temporary unavailable which is not what you want.
> > bah, i use remsite all the time without problem. if you have crappy
> > clients, upgrade. no sympathy.
> There's no reason to use remsite when you can use remove, though.  It just
> wastes disk space and confuses vos listvol output.  I use remsite too, but
> only when I have a sick file server with replication sites on it where vos
> remove isn't working properly.

the thing is, not "never".

i use remsite on fileservers i'm vacating to redownload. it's faster. why
wait to nuke data when you're going to newfs offline, later?