[OpenAFS] why did I have to "vos create" twice on new cell setup?
root.afs vs root.cell?
Derrick J Brashear
Sun, 11 Dec 2005 18:31:53 -0500 (EST)
On Sun, 11 Dec 2005, Adam Megacz wrote:
> them again. I noticed that I had included the "vos create" command
> vos create $SERVERNAME /vicepa -name root.afs
the root.afs volume, that you mount as /afs
> ... other stuff ...
> vos create $SERVERNAME /vicepa -name root.cell
the volume you and others mount as /afs/your.cell
> What is the meaning of "root.afs" and "root.cell"? Clearly one (or
> both) of these must be a magical/special name -- if I had chosen
> "festering.elephant" and "concrete.pants" as the arguments to "-name"
> I bet this wouldn't have worked, right?
it would have, but you'd have to tell afsd -rootvol festering.elephant and
mount concrete.pants in it as your cell name.
> If so, can anybody point me to the documentation that explains which
> volume names are "special" and what they mean?
That's be both of them.