[OpenAFS] Removing stuff from /afs

Benjamin Kaduk kaduk@MIT.EDU
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:06:46 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 30 Jul 2013, Jaap Winius wrote:

> Hi folks,
> Could someone please remind me how to remove stuff from the /afs directory? I 
> recently discovered an empty directory there, called:
> /afs/.:mount
> Obviously it was created there by accident, probably by me. However, when I 
> try to remove it I get:
> rmdir: failed to remove `/afs/.:mount/': Read-only file system
> Can anyone help?

I assume that you are not using dynroot?

The standard way to do such things is to make an additional mount of the 
root.afs volume somewhere else in the local cell, and use a read-write 
path to access it.

-Ben Kaduk