[OpenAFS] AFS outage, impact of "moving" root.cell.readonly,
Derrick J Brashear
Thu, 10 May 2007 14:47:44 -0400 (EDT)
On Thu, 10 May 2007, Christopher D. Clausen wrote:
> Jeff Blaine <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Christopher D Clausen <email@example.com> writes:
>>> And you did NOT use vos remsite on the replication point first? I
>>> suspect that would be a problem.
>> There is no reason to 'vos remsite' a volume you are
>> going to 'vos remove'.
>> 'vos remove' performs the appropriate VLDB deletion
>> for replicas just as it does for RWs.
> I have had problems with a straight vos remove of a readonly not
> actually working the way it should.
> I have never had a problem using vos remsite and then vos zap.
>> 'vos remsite':
>> "This command is useful for removing read-only sites that
>> were mistakenly created with the vos addsite command, before
>> the vos release command actually releases them."
> That seems like a waste of a command. It would only be used in very
> rare situations that are otherwise correctable (just vos release and
> then vos remove.) And why can't vos remove, vos zap or vos delentry be
> used to remove a non-released replica?
consider the case that you remsite something temporarily, leave the data,
and then addsite later when you want clients to see it again...