[OpenAFS] Re: why did I have to "vos create" twice on new cell setup? root.afs vs root.cell?

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Mon, 12 Dec 2005 12:07:12 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 12 Dec 2005, Derek Atkins wrote:

>> That was the other 50%.  So "root.afs" is the default for "-rootvol",
>> while the string "root.cell" is actually has special meaning for AFS.
> Well, yes and no.  root.afs is "special" to dynroot clients, but

root.cell, you mean.

> not normal clients.  For normal clients they only mount the -rootvol
> volume and follow links down from there.  You could still mount
> "concrete pants" in your root.afs volume and non-dynroot clients will
> see it just fine.  But dynroot clients wont.