[OpenAFS] AFS and XEN Virtualization

Jeff Greer j.greer@oclcpica.org
Mon, 09 Jul 2007 16:16:59 -0500

Ok, that is what I assumed from my research so far.
So what happens if the RW server blows up? How does recovery of a new RW 
server happen?

Thomas Kula wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 09, 2007 at 04:06:30PM -0500, Jeff Greer wrote:
>> Without going into to much detail could you explain this comment? It 
>> sounds like there is a "gotcha" you are trying to raise
> AFS supports read-only replicas. This is the main gotcha
> most people experience. If you are willing to write changes
> into the r/w volume and then run a command to release these
> changes to the replicas, you will be fine. 
> AFS does not do read/write replicas. Many people seem
> to get confused by what exactly AFS replication does
> and think that it does read/write replication.