[OpenAFS-devel] multi-file based cache vs. single-file based cache
Mon, 4 Dec 2000 12:10:48 -0500 (EST)
On Mon, 4 Dec 2000, Neulinger, Nathan R. wrote:
> Does the 'multi-file' based cache outperform a single-file based cache? It
> seems to me that if a single-file based cache ran good, it might be an easy
> way to get rid of a lot of filesystem issues, like this one with reiserfs.
I don't think anyone knows the answer to this. A single-file cache would
require nontrivial changes to the cache manager. It's certainly doable,
but it would take some effort. Of course, I can't speak for whether such
a change would be accepted.
-- Jeffrey T. Hutzelman (N3NHS) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sr. Research Systems Programmer
School of Computer Science - Research Computing Facility
Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA