afs/Documentation/filesystems afs.txt,1.6,1.7

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Thu Mar 25 15:34:33 GMT 2004

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Index: afs.txt
RCS file: /home/cvs/afs/Documentation/filesystems/afs.txt,v
retrieving revision 1.6
retrieving revision 1.7
diff -u -r1.6 -r1.7
--- afs.txt	18 Jul 2003 15:40:30 -0000	1.6
+++ afs.txt	25 Mar 2004 15:34:31 -0000	1.7
@@ -27,8 +27,15 @@
 The first module is a driver for the RxRPC remote operation protocol, and the
 second is the actual filesystem driver for the AFS filesystem.
-Once the module has been loaded, more modules can be added by the following
+An alternative way to configure the root cell is to write the same module
+parameter syntax into /proc/fs/afs/rootcell. This is used mainly for kafs with
+OpenAFS compatibility mode, which must be built statically into
+kernels. Example:
+	echo "" > /proc/fs/afs/rootcell
+Once the module has been loaded and/or configured, more cells can be added by
+the following procedure:
 	echo add >/proc/fs/afs/cells
@@ -134,13 +141,13 @@
 to my internal DNS. My "root.afs" partition has a mount point within it for
 some public volumes volumes.
-insmod -S /tmp/rxrpc.o 
+insmod -S /tmp/rxrpc.o
 insmod -S /tmp/kafs.o
 mount -t afs \%root.afs. /afs
 mount -t afs \ /afs/
-echo add > /proc/fs/afs/cells 
+echo add > /proc/fs/afs/cells
 mount -t afs "" /afs/
 mount -t afs "" /afs/
 mount -t afs "" /afs/

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