[OpenAFS] Re: Feature wish: remove partition while fileserver keeps on running

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 23:49:08 -0500

Given we have "AlwaysAttach", "NeverAttach" would seem to be the
obvious opposite.

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 8:13 PM, Andrew Deason <adeason@sinenomine.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:18:38 -0500
> Jason Edgecombe <jason@rampaginggeek.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.
> --
> Andrew Deason
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