[OpenAFS] New to openafs-1.4 and vanishing symlinks
Derrick J Brashear
Tue, 20 Dec 2005 14:57:49 -0500 (EST)
I bet you have dynroot enabled on the client, don't you...
On Tue, 20 Dec 2005, Christophe BERNARD wrote:
> I installed a long awaited RPM openafs distro on a 64 bit fedora core 4
> client. The server is still running 1.2.13 on a fedora core 1.
> Works mostly well (krb5/aklog/afs access). Just one problem I do not how to
> The cell name is (say) abc.com, and I used to put a symbolic link abc ->
> abc.com in /afs:
> /afs/abc -> /afs/abc.com
> Bad luck, the abc symbolic link does not show up any more on the latest
> fedora core 4 / openafs 1.4.0 client. I tried to replace the abc symlink
> with an actual "fs mkmount" mountpoint abc -> root.cell. Nothing is showing
> up, as if the new client was completely ignoring was is lying in
> root.afs? Did something change in the classical directory and volume
> hierarchy to explain this?
> The hierarchy I am used to is:
> /afs -> root.afs volume
> in root.afs, I have a RO mount point abc.com to root.cell, and either a
> symbolic link abc to abc.com or a RO mount point abc to root.cell. In either
> case, the abc link/mountpoint is invisible in the 1.4 client.
> Any hints?
> I would like to keep the /afs/abc paths running, as they are used in the
> standard paths for user home directories and plenty of other stuff.
> With my best regards,
> Christophe BERNARD
> Ecole des Mines de Paris
> 77305 Fontainebleau cedex
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