[OpenAFS] Re: With 1.4.12, can /vicep partitions be plain directories?
Wed, 29 Sep 2010 19:52:23 -0400
On 09/28/2010 09:22 PM, Andrew Deason wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Sep 2010 19:42:24 -0400
> Jason Edgecombe<email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 09/28/2010 04:07 PM, Andrew Deason wrote:
>>> On Tue, 28 Sep 2010 16:03:08 -0400
>>> Phillip Moore<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> Is it not possible to use plain old directories for the /vicep
>>> It is. 'touch /vicepa/AlwaysAttach' and restart the fileserver
>> Would it be terribly difficult to add an informational message to the
>> fileserver to mention this?
> I wasn't sure what you meant at first, but Russ' messages made me think
> maybe I do. Do you just mean the fileserver logging ignored partitions
> (and mentioning AlwaysAttach if appropriate) on startup?
> IIRC, as Russ mentions, that code right now is organized a bit awkwardly
> for that in that it goes through the list of partitions in multiple
> passes. But I'll take a look probably tomorrow.
I meant something like that. To build on Russ' suggestion maybe
something like this:
skipping /vicepa which isn't a separate partition. create
/vicepa/AlwaysAttach to forceably mount it.