[OpenAFS] Limit of clones
Tue, 03 Nov 2009 06:59:59 +0100
Steve Simmons wrote:
> On Oct 31, 2009, at 3:42 PM, Derrick Brashear wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 11:08 AM, Anders Magnusson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> The manpage for vos clone says there are a maximum of 7 clones using
>>> namei fileserver.
>>> What is the reason for this limitation?
>> The implementation uses only 3 bits (1 + 2 + 4 = 7)
>> Given that in a classic fileserver, RW, RO, BK, temporary clone = 4,
>> this wasn't really a problem.
> We've experimentally verified that you can manually create another
> three clones and all AFS operations continue to work fine.
I have an interest in creating arbitrary numbers of clones, therefore