[OpenAFS] clarification on client caches

Wes Chow wes@woahnelly.net
Mon, 6 Sep 2004 17:40:34 -0400

> >I'm a bit confused about how client side caches are organized.  My
> >understanding is that the client cache contains a bunch of Vn files
> >which are analagous to disk blocks and can hold between 0 and
> >chunksize (by default 64k) bytes.  This would imply that the size of
> >the cache is the number of Vn files times the chunksize.  Is this
> >correct?
> No. The assumption that you will use less than a full chunk means there 
> can be more V files than that, and are by default.

Is all of the cached data stored in V files?  Once afsd is started and
assuming no cache resizes, does the number of V files that exist
remain constant?


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