[OpenAFS] 1.2.X and 1.4.5 Interoperation

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Mon, 19 Nov 2007 13:55:17 -0800

Stephen Joyce <stephen@physics.unc.edu> writes:

> I think what Kevin was asking was in the transition from 1.2.10 on
> solaris/sparc to 1.4.5 on debian/x86, there will be times when there is
> a mixed environment where all the DB servers are not running the same OS
> or even on the same architecture. Is this OK or should all the DB
> servers be upgraded at once (which is logistically more difficult).

This is okay.  The database format hasn't changed in years.  (The one
caveat is that if you plan to enable supergroups as part of the process,
that's fine, but don't actually create or use them until you've upgraded
all of your DB servers.)

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>