[OpenAFS] Re: Feature wish: remove partition while fileserver
keeps on running
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 23:49:08 -0500
Given we have "AlwaysAttach", "NeverAttach" would seem to be the
On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 8:13 PM, Andrew Deason <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:18:38 -0500
> Jason Edgecombe <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
> Andrew Deason
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