[OpenAFS] openafs OSD

Anders Magnusson ragge@ltu.se
Wed, 29 May 2013 08:45:33 +0200

On 05/29/2013 08:34 AM, Staffan H=E4m=E4l=E4 wrote:
> On 2013-05-28 10:09, Harald Barth wrote:
>> I would _not_ involve the HSM module of TSM, as I think it introduces
>> an extra unnecesary level of complexity. It seems easier to use the
>> TSM API and its archive function to get tape storage functionality (as
>> done in dcache). I'm quite sure the folks from Ume' read this as well
>> and might want to comment.
> Interesting. Are there any existing implementations of using the=20
> archive function in TSM for this? If not, how difficult would it be to=20
> implement this? I'm not familiar with the OSD code.
I had a brief mail change with Hartmut Reuter about this after the AFS=20
conference in Pilsen; since we had a working backup client using the TSM=20
APIs for this already.  He was interested in adding this functionality,=20
but I haven't spoke to him about it since then.

-- Ragge