[OpenAFS] Re: "mount -t nfs otherserver:stuff /vicepa" ==> bad?
Mon, 16 Jan 2006 17:53:48 -0500
On Saturday, January 14, 2006 12:32:52 AM -0800 Adam Megacz
> Derrick J Brashear <email@example.com> writes:
>> Well, do you care if your fileserver hangs clients when the nfs server
>> becomes unreachable?
> No. Or rather, the probability of the afs server itself becoming
> unreachable is nearly as high, and I am comfortable with the
If a fileserver becomes unreachable, clients will fail over to another one,
for replicated volumes.
If a fileserver ACK's a client's request and takes forever to fulfull it,
the client will happily wait forever, as long as the fileserver keeps
responding to ack-requests.