[OpenAFS] Re: Feature wish: remove partition while fileserver keeps on
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 19:13:53 -0600
On Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:18:38 -0500
Jason Edgecombe <email@example.com> wrote:
> > What I think would be an even more useful feature is the ability to
> > detach and reattach a partition on another server (via SAN storage or
> > whatever), since there aren't very good workarounds for that. If we
> > could do that, we could also just detach a partition and reattach it to
> > the same server again.
> May I suggest an alternate approach?
> In http://rt.central.org/rt/Ticket/Display.html?id=130561
> I documented an idea about a "DoNotAttach" flag. While this would not
> allow for hot adds and hot removals, it would allow you to flag a
> /vicepX folder for removal. After that, just schedule a service restart.
Yeah, that sounds useful and easy to do, to me. I don't entirely
consider it an alternate approach in that it is a full replacement for
what I wrote above, but it would certainly be useful.