[OpenAFS] convertROtoRW safe on inode?

Mathias Feiler feiler@uni-hohenheim.de
Tue, 20 Jun 2006 14:41:51 +0200 (MET DST)

On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, Ken Hornstein wrote:

|>I was reading through some of the posted talks from the AFS best
|>practices conference and saw something that mentioned vos convertROtoRW
|>only working on namei fileservers?  Is this true?  Does it just not work
|>on inode?  Or do "Bad Things" (TM) happen when its used on inode
|Yes, this is true (as Russ already mentioned).  If you try using it on
|an inode fileserver, it will just return an error, so it's safe to
|try it out.
|Basically ... a bunch of internal things inside of a volume need to
|be mucked with to make convertROtoRW work.  That code was written for
|namei fileservers ... it has not been written for inode fileservers.

Is it planed to do so (write it for inode fileservers) ?

Sincerely , Mathias
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