[OpenAFS] Re: Vos functions and clones and shadows

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Tue, 26 Jun 2007 19:42:29 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 26 Jun 2007, Adam Megacz wrote:

> Derrick J Brashear <shadow@dementia.org> writes:
>> the problem is it lives in the volume group of its parent, so it's a
>> halfling. parent's gone, but... yeah, like you say
> While we're on the topic, what is the reason for having volume groups
> in the first place rather than just having a reference in the volume
> header saying "I am a backup volume for volume XYZ" to establish
> volume relationships?

i don't remember. it can probably be addressed but it won't fix the namei 
tag issue

> Is the "volume numbers share all but the last three bits" criterion
> visible to the cache manager, or is this something that could be
> altered just on the servers and admin clients (vos, bos, etc)?

cm doesn't care. it's internal

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