[OpenAFS] best way to recover after HD breakdown?

Chris Huebsch chris.huebsch@informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Wed, 8 Jun 2005 10:54:38 +0200 (CEST)


On Wed, 8 Jun 2005, Lars Schimmer wrote:

> One big HD in our cell just breaked down.

Sorry ;-)

> Now we've got some RO copies on 1.2.13 fileserver and some "non existent"
> volumes, which RW copy were on that HD and no RO were available.
> In 1.2.13 there was no way to convert RO to RW, right?

I think the "vos convertROtoRW" is only in 1.3.7x+

> If there is NO backup of that harddisk, only these RO, which is the best way to
> recover that data?

You could dump the volumes and restore them as RW-Volumes.

> And: If there was no RO to the RW, whats the best way to make that link to a new
> volume?


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