[OpenAFS] DB servers seperate from fileservers
Christopher D. Clausen
Tue, 8 Aug 2006 15:33:57 -0500
Ken Hornstein <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Don't those deal with fileservers?
>> And isn't the case at hand dealing with DB servers?
>> Seems to me that a far simplier method would be for stand-alone
>> clients to start with a short timeout and circle through the
>> DB servers quicker.
> The problem is that this code is embedded deep within the Ubik
> library; it's not under application control. This is solvable, but
> it's a pain.
Could this be solved (temporarily) by editing the CellServDB file and
removing the DB server that is down so that the down server is never
Perhaps a hook could be added to check for a ~/.CellServDB file instead
of using the system one when a specific flag is passed in?