[OpenAFS] vos convertROtoRW requires salvage ?

Jason Edgecombe jason@rampaginggeek.com
Thu, 03 Apr 2008 09:26:58 -0400

Hartmut Reuter wrote:
> No, normally the volume does not go off-line. The only problem I know of
> is that the new RW-volume being on another server than the old one is
> not automatically seen by the clients. The reason is that the old dead
> fileserver one didn't send a callback to the clients (as would have done
> a vos move). So it's necessary to run "fs checkvol" on all clients.
> Off-line volumes you may bring on-line also by doing a
> "vos dump volume 0 > /dev/null" or be restarting the server.

I haven't seen this "vos dump voume 0 > /dev/null" before. Could you
explain more about how this works?