[OpenAFS] CopyOnWrite failed

FBO fbo2@gmx.net
Wed, 26 Jun 2002 07:23:42 +0200


what is CopyOnWrite? What does it do?

On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 11:21:39PM -0400, Derrick J Brashear wrote:
> ROs are clones just like the backup volumes so this won't help.
As far as I understood Cow is a function, copying the differences of
a changing RW- to a Backup- or RO-VOlume.

Shouldn't the Bug be avoided if RO-Volumes are used
and I have them them on a Partition different to the RW's one
(with the disadvantage of needing more diskspace for ROs)?