[OpenAFS] 160Gb disk space

Horst Birthelmer horst@riback.net
Wed, 20 Oct 2004 11:54:51 +0200

On Oct 20, 2004, at 11:37 AM, Enric Font wrote:

> Hi,
> I need to make a server farm, with 160 GB of availible
> disk space.
> The idea is to have a single disk server with AFS (or
> CODA....) that shares the 160 GB, to store web pages
> and mailboxes (or maildirs).
> I want to ask what is the max size that can support
> AFS. I was reading the mailing list, and i can't be
> able to find some thread about it.

AFS is a distributed file system. So _AFS_ (here I'm talking about the 
client) doesn't care much about how much data is in the cells you're 
Your fileserver  is using the filesystem on  your partition and thus 
that of the machine it's running on (I presume you're using Linux).
There are limitations in the number of entries in your volumes and in 
the volume sizes but I think you won't touch those in a cell with