[OpenAFS] Re: [possibly dumb question] volume must occupy entire OS-level filesystem?

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Mon, 19 Dec 2005 23:52:37 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 19 Dec 2005, Russ Allbery wrote:

> Leroy Tennison <leroy_tennison@prodigy.net> writes:
>> I installed OpenAFS on Fedora Core 3 using the RPMs, how do I tell
>> whether I'm using an inode or namei fileserver?
> I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't believe the
> inode file server was ever supported on Linux, so on Linux you're using
> the namei fileserver.  These days, the inode file server is mostly a
> Solaris thing.

I ran IBM AFS patched to do inode fileserver on Linux 2.0.30 or so, but I 
don't know that I ever passed those patches back to Derek (this was in the 
Linux-AFS days)