[OpenAFS] Re: "mount -t nfs otherserver:stuff /vicepa" ==> bad?

Adam Megacz megacz@cs.berkeley.edu
Mon, 16 Jan 2006 17:37:35 -0800

Jeffrey Hutzelman <jhutz@cmu.edu> writes:
> Are you?
> If a fileserver becomes unreachable, clients will fail over to another
> one, for replicated volumes.

In this case it's okay since there's only one fileserver for the "less
important" cell.

> 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.

Good to know, though!

  - a

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