[OpenAFS] Re: Mixing 1.4 and 1.6 fileservers
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 00:05:25 +0200
Note you should not mix 1.4 and 1.6 dbservers.
On 24.09.2012 19:15, Andrew Deason wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Sep 2012 09:44:18 +0200
> "Joerg.Baus@gmx.net" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> i want to add a second fileserver to my afs-cell - should i expect any
>> problems when mixing 1.4 (1.4.11+dfsg-1, debian) and 1.6 (1.6.⁻1~bpo50
>> +1, debian) versions of the fileserver
> No. You can mix any fileserver versions in a cell, and any client
> version can use any fileserver version, etc etc. If the servers are
> running database server processes (vlserver, ptserver, etc) then mixing
> versions is not supported, but should still work with those versions.
> I think that 1.4 version is a little old, so it may have some known
> issues (including security issues, assuming they're not fixed in the
> debian patches for that), but nothing caused by mixing with a 1.6
>> (second needed cause i have to use kernel 3.2 ...)?
> A fileserver should not need any particular kernel version or anything.
> If you want an AFS client on the same machine, though, then sure, that
> makes sense.