[OpenAFS] ZFS rootdisk note
Sat, 26 Sep 2009 11:02:37 -0400
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> From: email@example.com [mailto:openafs-info-
> firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Jason Edgecombe
> Sent: Saturday, September 26, 2009 9:34 AM
> To: Paris Holley
> Cc: Jeff Blaine; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [OpenAFS] ZFS rootdisk note
> The fileserver will only mount a /vicepX folder if it's a mount point
> for a different filesystem or if the /vicepXX/AlwaysAttach file is
> present. I have personally dealt with this with using Linux on ext3
> I haven't dealt with ZFS. Does ZFS treat each folder as a mount for a
> different filesystem/partition?
It does as long as you specifically create that folder as a new volume (i.e.
zfs create -o mountpoint=/vicepa rpool/vicepa) instead of just mkdir /vicepa
> Paris Holley wrote:
> > You dont need to touch any files it should just work...
> > Sent from my iPhone
> > On Sep 25, 2009, at 9:34 PM, Jason Edgecombe
> > wrote:
> >> Jeff Blaine wrote:
> >>> In case someone else runs into it...
> >>> Previously on test servers, I would simply mkdir /vicepa
> >>> and use it for a few volumes.
> >>> This (silently) will not work on a box with a ZFS rootdisk.
> >>> logs # vos create 192.168.1.240 /vicepa root.afs -cell foo -noauth
> >>> vos : partition /vicepa does not exist on the server
> >>> logs # vos partinfo 192.168.1.240 -noauth
> >>> logs #
> >>> You MUST 'zfs create -o mountpoint=/vicepa yourpool/vicepa'
> >> Did you run "touch /vicepa/AlwaysAttach" ?
> >> I doubt this is a ZFS thing. The fileserver process will no mount a
> >> /vicep?? folder unless it is a mount point (aka a different
> >> partition/filesystem) or the "AlwaysAttach" file is present in the
> >> vicep??
> >> See the fileserver man page for more details:
> >> http://docs.openafs.org/Reference/8/fileserver.html
> >> Jason
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