[OpenAFS] Limitations?

ed ed@ednevitible.co.uk
Sun, 3 Jul 2005 20:43:34 +0100

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On Tue, 28 Jun 2005 11:49:21 -0700
John Anderson <johnha@ccbill.com> wrote:

> I'm fairly new to working with AFS and I previously worked with CODA.=20
> The reason I'm looking more into AFS now is because a strict limit
> CODA  enforces on directory sizes.  This limits the numbers of files
> that can  be stored under a directory in a volume.  I've come across
> an instance  where I need to store about 10,000 files in one directory
> for an  application.  Is there any such limitation to the number of
> files in a  directory as far as AFS is concerned?

There can be only one read/write node for a volume. Because of this I am
in two minds of using AFS for DRBD. I *really* need a system where I can
use multiple read/write nodes, for resilience.

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