[OpenAFS] Re: Rsync-ing a vice* partition

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 09:15:42 -0600

On Thu, 10 Jan 2013 23:02:26 -0500
Garance A Drosihn <drosih@rpi.edu> wrote:

> As far as AFS is concerned, would it be safe and reasonable
> to use rsync to duplicate all files on /vicepa to /nextpa,
> dismount both partitions, and then mount what was /nextpa
> as /vicepa?  Or is that playing with fire, such that it'd be
> much safer to move the AFS volumes via standard AFS commands
> while AFS is running?

I assume it's not relevant here, but just in case and for the
archives... this is of course dependant on the fileserver backend. If
you happen to have any 'inode' fileservers running (if you're not
running a commercial unix, you don't have any), this is not adequate for

Andrew Deason