[OpenAFS] AFS and OS upgrade

David Sonenberg dsonenberg@strozllc.com
Sun, 26 Mar 2006 12:52:12 -0500

I tried doing the following as root with AFS shutdown:
tar cvpf - /vicepa/ | (cd /mnt/backup/upgrade && tar xBvpf - )

but I got a lot of errors 'Cannot open: No such file or directory' for
subdirectories in /vicepa/AFSIDat/ and for the .vol files as well.  Any

Derrick J Brashear wrote:
> Keep it on the list.
> On Wed, 22 Mar 2006, David Sonenberg wrote:
>> The current OS is Slackware 9.0 and the new OS will be Gentoo 2006.0.
>> The old AFS version is 1.2.13 and the new version will be 1.4.0.  I'll
>> try using a tar command.  Thanks for your help.
> For this discussion we'll say "linux". In any case, yes, try what I
> said. mode-perserving copy as root is critical.
> Derrick
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