[OpenAFS] Starting up and shutting down AFS

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
30 Jul 2002 10:17:31 -0400

You need to unload the afs module and then re-load it in order to
restart AFS.  Question: _why_ would you need to shutdown and restart
AFS?  The only reason I can think of is it upgrade the OpenAFS
software.  Everything else can be done by hand (usually via 'fs'


Salvatore Podda <podda@frascati.enea.it> writes:

> Hi!
> I am running OpenAFS on an Apple PowerPC G4 under Mac OS X
> 10.1.5. Occasionally I need to shutdown and restart the AFS client
> without rebooting the computer. I use the command "afsd shutown", but
> any attempt to restart the client (using the OpenAFS script) fails due
> to the remaining alias/link to the afs volume on the /Network
> directory. It cannot be removed in any way. The only solution is to
> reboot the machine. Have you any suggestion ?
> Salvatore
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