[OpenAFS] Changes for Mosaic's AFS cell...

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery@ece.cmu.edu
Thu, 6 Apr 2006 02:25:28 -0400

On Apr 6, 2006, at 2:19 , Marcus Watts wrote:

> For the file servers, it's usually possible to upgrade fileserver
> software without moving volumes.  I haven't found many production
> sites willing to risk this with real data.  There have been and

We do this somewhat regularly --- sort of.  The AFS partitions are on  
an external RAID; we install the new server on a spare machine, shut  
down the old, move the RAID box, and boot the new.  (Solaris with  
inode fileserver)

brandon s. allbery     [linux,solaris,freebsd,perl]       
system administrator  [openafs,heimdal,too many hats]   
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university