[OpenAFS] Re: [Slightly OT] changing UID of a user to 1
Sat, 10 Sep 2005 16:27:43 -0700
I believe the rationale for not making attachment be the default
behavior is that you don't want to attach a vicepX directory that IS a
mountpoint, but where for whatever reason the mount failed.
Neulinger, Nathan wrote:
>I believe /vicepX can be a symlink to any directory or an actual
>directory. AlwaysAttach will cause it to be added as a vice partition
>even if it's not an actual mount point.
>I'm not sure why this shouldn't just be the default behavior, with an
>option for 'DontAttach' to keep it from attaching a particular
>Nathan Neulinger EMail: firstname.lastname@example.org
>University of Missouri - Rolla Phone: (573) 341-6679
>UMR Information Technology Fax: (573) 341-4216
>>[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Russ Allbery
>>Sent: Sunday, August 28, 2005 4:00 PM
>>To: Madhusudan Singh
>>Subject: [OpenAFS] Re: [Slightly OT] changing UID of a user to 1
>>Madhusudan Singh <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>>Ok. What if I add additional mass storage (say a bunch of USB hard
>>>disks) which do not have any such partitions (mounted instead at say
>>Mount them as /vicep? instead. It will be much easier.
>>That being said, there's some trick that lets you use a symlink from
>>/vicep? to the actual mount point. You have to create a file
>>the file server to still treat the partition as eligible for
>>I don't remember the magic, but someone else here should know.
>>Russ Allbery (email@example.com)
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