[OpenAFS] 2.6 kernel support anytime soon? Workarounds?

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
Tue, 06 Apr 2004 14:27:03 -0400

Steve Wray <stevew@catalyst.net.nz> writes:

> I've had some experience with coda (not good experience) and populating 
> a volume from a client was extremely slow.
> Would this be the case with AFS? I am noticing a lot of similarities 
> with coda (IIRC AFS was a fork of coda?).

No, it shouldn't.  It's not as fast as local disk (or NFS), but it's
not a LONG time.

> We have around 20G which we would like to serve via AFS, in the case of 
> coda I would be better off waiting a couple of weeks (for the server to 
> get its kernel module) because thats how long it would take to transfer 
> the data across :)

I would suspect that populating 20GB should take you about 1-2
hours, give or take a bit.

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