[OpenAFS] mount points and replication problems

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz@cmu.edu
Tue, 12 Jul 2005 11:25:53 -0400

On Tuesday, July 12, 2005 09:06:26 AM -0400 "Todd M. Lewis" 
<utoddl@email.unc.edu> wrote:

> But you'll need to grow
> your server farm to get quorums to work. With only two servers, you've
> actually increased your chances of downtime but bought yourself localized
> access to home volumes. That could be a good decision, but you'll want to
> have reliable servers and network between them.

Your age is showing, Todd. :-)

It's been many years and many AFS versions since a quorum was required for 
_read_ access to either the VLDB or PRDB.  So a lack of quorum will impact 
things like creating, moving, and releasing volumes, creating and modifying 
users and groups, etc, but will not prevent access (even write access) to a 
volume that is otherwise online.

-- Jeff