[OpenAFS] 2.6 kernel support anytime soon? Workarounds?

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Mon, 5 Apr 2004 14:27:35 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 5 Apr 2004, Steve Wray wrote:

> Hi there,
> We want to use AFS but the server which we want to use needs 2.6 kernel.
> 0. I notice that the 2.6 kernel has a 'read-only' AFS module. Sounds
> dodgy to me. Comments?

I haven't used it, can't comment.

> 1. Is 2.6 RW support going to happen any time soon? Like weeks, months,
> years?

your points are 0, 1 and 3. what happened to 2?

i'd say weeks.

> 3. Does the server need to be able to mount its own AFS volumes or can
> it happily function without the kernel module and have its volumes
> populated by a client?

on linux, server doesn't need kernel module and on any plaatform server
need not be a client