[OpenAFS] Re: Getting started with OpenAFS

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Sun, 2 May 2010 22:08:45 -0500

On Sun, 2 May 2010 11:13:19 +0400
Mike Pliskin <mike@area9.dk> wrote:

> Hi,
> Ok so what you're saying is that I can just make a /vicepa folder and
> it'll be an afs first partion root. Can it be a symlink?

Yes, I believe it can be pretty much anything, as long as you have an
empty file called AlwaysAttach in /vicepX/.

> The problem is that I have already a huge RAID mounted as /data and
> widely used, and I'd like to allocate some space for openafs on this
> raid.  Changing /data to something else is not an  option, so can I
> symlink /vicepa to /data/vicepa or smth like that?


ln -s /data/vicepa /vicepa
touch /vicepa/AlwaysAttach

then start the fileserver.

Andrew Deason