[OpenAFS] [possibly dumb question] volume must occupy entire OS-level filesystem?

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
Sun, 04 Dec 2005 10:25:15 -0500

zeroguy <zeroguy@verizon.net> writes:

> You do not need to dedicate an entire OS partition to AFS to use it as
> an AFS partition, but it does need to be a /vicepX directory off of the
> root partition, I believe. If you want to use a directory that is not
> it's own partition, just create the file /vicepX/AlwaysAttach on it. If
> you wanted to use /foo/bar/vicepa, you could bind mount it to
> /vicepa or something (I _think_ symlinks work, though I've never tried)
> and `touch /vicepa/AlwaysAttach`.

Symlinks work fine (at least on a Linux server)

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