[OpenAFS] user home directory replication

Thomas Kula kula@tproa.net
Wed, 14 Jul 2010 17:59:39 -0400

On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 10:49:02PM +0100, Simon Wilkinson wrote:
> On 14 Jul 2010, at 19:04, Thomas Kula wrote:
> > 
> > My only concern with this thing would be having users that are
> > crafty enough to know that they can mount some other volume 
> > in their home directory, but who haven't picked up on that
> > since they've mounted it under a forced r/w path they will
> > wander into the r/w version of anything under what they've
> > mounted, instead of what they are probably expecting.
> If a mount point within a cell is accessed in a rw volume, then the rw version will always be chosen, regardless of whether the containing volume is forced r/w, or just chosen because only a rw is available. So, the behaviour doesn't change at all in this case.
> The admin guide has a pretty good description of the cache manager volume selection algorithm at http://docs.openafs.org/AdminGuide/ch05s07.html#HDRWQ209

Good point --- this is one of those cases where my intuitive
sense of how things worked was about 80% how things actually

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