[OpenAFS] OpenAFS on SuSE 7.0 anyone?

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
19 Dec 2000 10:03:12 -0500

Markus Alt <altmark@de.ibm.com> writes:

> Thanks for the patch - of course I will try if it works and let you know
> how far I got. Just one question before I start: My system has a kernel
> which supports ReiserFS and in fact I also use ReiserFS for my
> filesystems. Do you see any difficulties in that?

There is a known problem with a slow-start on Reiserfs if your AFS
Cache is on e.g. your root partition.  The problem is that iget() is
slow on large partitions.  The only workaround is to have AFS on its
own partition.


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