Coda File System

Re: Released Coda 6.0.3 (and RPC2 1.20)

From: Ivan Popov <>
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2003 09:38:27 +0200 (MEST)
Hello Greg,

>   o off-line rebuild with norton-reinit -dump/-restore.
>       + user can restore the identical dumpfile with the old norton to
>         migrate back.
>       + server RVM will be as fresh as possible with minimal
>         fragmentation.
>       - have to purge backup volumes.
> This seems best; I want data migration and little pain, but I don't
> mind downtime to do it.  I have important data, but I don't have a

I like this one, me too.

> always been unclear about dump/restore.  I would like to be able to
> restore and create a volume, possibly replicated, that was just like
> the one I dumped.  But, if it isn't too much manual work that's

I suppose it is (still) not possible. You have to move data
between a restored readonly volume and a (possibly newly created empty)
read-write one.

(to be clear, we are talking about two independent matters here,
rvm migration, and volume dumps/restores)

Received on 2003-10-18 03:43:34