[OpenAFS] Feature wish: remove partition while fileserver keeps
Mon, 27 Feb 2012 11:20:39 -0500
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Hot additional and removal of partitions is a oft requested feature.
The functionality does not exist.
On 2/27/2012 11:00 AM, Lars Schimmer wrote:
> Maybe I missed a point or two, but I wish I could remove and unmount a
> /vicepX partition while fileserver keeps on running.
> The last weeks I needed to redo our iSCSI storages and that implies a
> lot of mount/unmount/redo partitions of our OpenAFS fileservers.
> Each time I need to add/remove a partition, the safe way was to stop th=
> OpenAFS fileserver, mount/umount the partition and restart the fileserv=
> As I do not want to be the night owl, I did it in usual work shift -
> which did annoy our users as service was broken a few minutes.
> Is there any way to do this a better way?
> (IMHO DAFS is only for volumes, not partitions, or?)
> Thank you.
> Lars Schimmer
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