[OpenAFS] read-only to read-write fast?

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery@ece.cmu.edu
Sat, 16 Aug 2003 17:33:57 -0400

On Saturday 16 August 2003 11:51, Hein Roehrig wrote:
> How will clients react if the fileserver that hosts the rw volume
> disappears and the rw volume gets restored on another fileserver?

This is what the volume location server (vlserver) is for; clients should 
handle volumes being de-registered and re-registered by a different volume 
server transparently.  (Clients which attempt access while no volserver has 
the volume registered with the vlserver will of course get an error.)

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