[OpenAFS] question about zap/delete volumes

Lars Schimmer l.schimmer@cgv.tugraz.at
Mon, 27 Nov 2006 11:13:01 +0100

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Christof Hanke wrote:
> Hi,
> no, "vos remove" does delete the data on the server.
> "vos remsite" deletes only the entry.

Damn it. I do to much at once.
vos remsite was the right command.

> But note that you do not gain any (or not much) space by deleting a RO
> which resides on the same partition as the RW. This is due to the fact,
> that only differences to the RW are stored.

I know. But I had a 40 GB RO volume on the partition and the RW on
another server. Thursday I saw space will be limited and I vos remsite
the RO and thought everything is fine... Today I ran into partition full
and one AFS client ran into problems because of this.

> Cheers,
> Christof
> Lars Schimmer wrote:
> Hi!
> Just a quick question:
> If I "vos remove server partition volume" will the readonly volume be
> deleted or just the entry in the vldb?
> I assume just the entry will be removed and the RO copy will remain eve=
> after a salvage, correct?
> I ran into 100% partition usage today and wondered why...
> MfG,
> Lars Schimmer

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