[OpenAFS] 'diskless' clients with AFS in Linux initrd

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
14 Dec 2001 23:11:15 -0500

Jeffrey Hutzelman <jhutz@cmu.edu> writes:

> I also have no confidence at the moment that AFS still works in the initrd
> environment.  While an initrd is in use, kernel startup has not completely
> finished.  I used to support installing RedHat systems via AFS, but had to
> stop doing that with RH7.1 when AFS stopped working in the initrd
> environment. 

Can you comment on how AFS stopped working in the initrd environment?
MIT/Athena certainly installs a RH7.1-based system via AFS (although
I don't know if it uses an initrd or some other method).


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