[OpenAFS] fast restart

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen@acm.org
Mon, 19 Feb 2007 18:52:04 -0600

Steve Devine <sdevine@msu.edu> wrote:
> We are looking at using some very large disk stores in the very near
> future. I am interested in fast restart and have compiled the
> software to
> include this option.
> Questions:
> Does this mean it will always run under this fast-restart?


> No changes required in BosConfig or start up scripts ?


> Also how does the server salvage those vols that need salvaging? Is
> salvage still an automatic process or will it require intervention on
> our part?

Well, you'd need to run a salvage manually.  This is the down side of 
fast-restart.  If you don't notice that the server needs to be salvaged, 
users won't be able to access any volumes on that partition until the 
salvage (which needs to be manually started) completes.