[OpenAFS] Re: inherent reasons why other distributed filesystems don't have unified-mount/dynroot?

Adam Megacz adam@megacz.com
Sat, 07 May 2005 01:31:17 -0700

Um, no.  These both miss the point.

  - a

"Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH" <allbery@ece.cmu.edu> writes:
> On Fri, 2005-05-06 at 21:40 -0500, Michael Norwick wrote:
>> >I'm toying with the idea of an AFS-to-{SMB,NFS,AppleShare,FTP,SFS}
>> >translator as part of my project to implement an extremely minimal afs
>> >client/fileserver in Java.  The idea is to make it easier to
>> >experiment with AFS hacks by trading off performance.
>> >
>> You may want to try searching the archives at nfsv4@linux-nfs.org to 
>> avoid duplication of effort.
> Speaking of duplication of effort, Arla implements AFS entirely in
> userspace and even has an ftp-client-like operation mode that can be
> used without any kernel modifications.
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> system administrator      [WAY too many hats]        allbery@ece.cmu.edu
> electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon univ.         KF8NH