[OpenAFS] Large volumes -- anyone using?

Tracy Di Marco White gendalia@gmail.com
Wed, 24 Aug 2005 15:03:13 -0500

On 8/24/05, David Thompson <thomas@cs.wisc.edu> wrote:
> "Dexter 'Kim' Kimball" wrote:
> >If you've got experience with large volumes (tens to hundreds of GB) I'd
> >much appreciate any experiences you may have had, good bad or indifferen=
> We run a mirror site for software distributions (mirror.cs.wisc.edu) that=
> backed in afs, with many volumes in the 10-50 GB range.  We've seen very =
> operational issues, although we do have annoyance problems with 'vos move=
> timing out.

I've had a vos move run about 36 hours without timing out running
recent versions of OpenAFS on the servers, and I have had very small
volumes time out on vos moves using Transarc AFS on the servers.  We
also had vos releases failing when vos moves were failing.