[OpenAFS] move RO volume

Hartmut Reuter reuter@rzg.mpg.de
Mon, 02 Feb 2009 16:15:47 +0100

Chaz Chandler wrote:
> You could do it another way: vos dump from source partition and vos res=
tore to
> destination.  But generally the easiest way is addsite/remsite.
> Note that vos remsite is the command to remove an RO volume, not vos re=

This is not true:

vos remsite lets the vldb forget about the RO, but it doesn't remove it=20
from the partition.

If you end up with the same RO on more than one partition on your server =

only the first one (depending on the order in which the partitions get=20
attached) will come on-line. The other one(s) remain off-line.

> The order doesn't matter, but you would vos addsite the volume on the d=
> partition and (optionally) vos remsite the volume on the source partiti=
> It's generally best to keep your RW and RO volume on the same partition=
 if disk space is
> an issue.
> Also, since you can have more than one RO volume per server, depending =
on what you're
> trying to accomplish you may not even need to do this.
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: lw@lwilke.de
>>Sent: Mon, 2 Feb 2009 11:03:55 +0100
>>To: openafs-info@openafs.org
>>Subject: [OpenAFS] move RO volume
>>Just a quick question, is it correct, that it is not possible to move a=

>>volume from one partition to another partition on the *same* server
>>doing a vos remove, addsite, release?
>>Using OAFS 1.4.7.
>>   --lars
>>OpenAFS-info mailing list
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