[OpenAFS] Some questions (Linux-oriented)

Paul Blackburn mpb@est.ibm.com
Tue, 12 Mar 2002 13:20:17 +0000

Martin Schulz wrote:

>Derek Atkins <derek@ihtfp.com> writes:
>>>5) does AFS work on any native filesystem, esp. Reiserfs and ext3?
>>The AFS Server can use any native file system.  The AFS client for
>>Linux only works with an ext2 cache.
>Are there any objections against ext3?  IIRC, it is basically an ext2
>with additional logging of filesystem metadata to speed up the
>recovery in case of an unclean shutdown. 
>I ask because we are using it here on several linux clients (did not
>think about it) and not noticed any problems yet. (Maybe we just
>haven't noticed, or did not correlate them to the combination of ext3
>and AFS).
Hello Martin,

I am using OpenAFS client on RedHat 7.2 with kernel 2.4.9-21
and an ext3 /usr/vice/cache. It works just fine.
paul                                       http://acm.org/~mpb