[OpenAFS] Re: Linux tmpfs

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
Sun, 16 Nov 2008 11:27:44 -0500

Jason Edgecombe <jason@rampaginggeek.com> writes:

> Does the disk cache take advantage of linux's disk cache? I'm thinking
> that is a freebie if we use tmpfs or some other linux-provided fs-backed
> cache.


Or at least it should.  The AFS cache manager just uses the underlying
VFS interface, which is built on top of the Linux page cache.  So yes,
it should work the same way as any other file caching.


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