[OpenAFS] Starting xinetd without AFS
31 May 2002 23:13:22 -0400
Madhusudan Singh <email@example.com> writes:
> Derek Atkins wrote:
> > AFS does not start from xinetd. It's started as a initscript.
> > Your best bet is to still run AFS all the time, but to run afsd
> > with -dynroot to it will startup when you are off-net.
> > -derek
> You mean -dynroot does *not* start afs when I am offline ?
No, -dynroot will dynamically create /afs so you don't need
to be online in order to find the root.afs volume to populate
/afs. In other words, if you configure afsd to run with -dynroot
then you can safely start AFS at any time, whether you are online
> > Madhusudan Singh <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > Hi
> > > I am using the openafs rpms for redhat 7.3. I have noticed that
> > > whenever I xinetd during bootup, it also starts AFS. My installation is
> > > on a laptop, and I naturally do not want to start afs when it is not
> > > needed (for instance, at home, when it just messes up things). Is there
> > > a way to do that ?
> > >
> > > I use quickswitch to switch between profiles for work and home and
> > > have been able to satisfactorily switch everything else, but this part
> > > eludes me so far.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Madhusudan Singh.
> > >
> > >
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