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

Jason Edgecombe jason@rampaginggeek.com
Thu, 01 Mar 2012 20:31:57 -0500

Works for me.

On 02/29/2012 11:49 PM, Derrick Brashear wrote:
> 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
>> adeason@sinenomine.net
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