[OpenAFS] openafs on Fedora 12?

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Thu, 10 Dec 2009 08:38:35 -0500

>>2. it is, to my knowledge and on a POSIX level, not possible to "free" pa=
>>of a file. Hence, if the number of chunks in the cache exceeds the size o=
>>/usr/vice/cache you run out of space;
> i dont ever wish to free parts of a file. =A0i just wanted to create the
> file quickly to avoid making the user wait while a 1GB is written.
> oversubscribing /usr/vice/cache is somewhat like asking the doctor why
> it hurts when you hit yourself with a hammer.

Allowing N chunks with M chunksize configured, where N*M is greater
than the cache size you configured seems entirely reasonable: not
every chunk will be filled.