[OpenAFS] How much is ready?

Steven N. Hirsch shirsch@adelphia.net
Sun, 30 Dec 2001 10:04:02 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 28 Dec 2001, David J. M. Karlsen wrote:

> Cees de Groot wrote:
> >Derrick J Brashear <shadow@dementia.org> said:
> >
> >>>-Does ASF mmap the RVM such as coda?
> >>>
> >>I'm not familiar enough with Coda to know what you're asking.
> >>
> >RVM is the persistence system that Coda uses for metadata. The disadvantage of
> >the system is that the size of the metadata is severely limited because it is
> >mapped into virtual memory - therefore, Coda doesn't (yet) support very large
> >filesystems like AFS does (it is the main reason that I didn't look further
> >into Coda).
> >

If, by "very large", you mean "..supports files > 2GB" be advised that AFS 
does not.