[OpenAFS] AFS suggestions

Chris Huebsch chris.huebsch@informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Thu, 28 Jul 2005 10:13:36 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 27 Jul 2005, David Bear wrote:

> something I find intriguing is a program called rsnapshot. It uses
> rsync and some other tools (gnu cp) to create time sliced snapshots.
> They use hard links so that the N snapshots of M size don't occument
> N X M space. Now, if openafs supported hardlinks.. this would be a
> very efficient way of making a RO replica a near hot swappable clone
> if the RW volume went away suddenly. Suggestions?

This sounds interesting, but I think the data rsynced might not be new
enough. I think there is a lot of overhead doing rsync every 60, 30, 5
or even 1 minute.

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