[OpenAFS] 1.4 compatible with 1.2.13 ?

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz@cmu.edu
Thu, 01 Sep 2005 19:52:39 -0400

On Monday, August 29, 2005 09:03:47 AM -0400 Andrew Bacchi <bacchi@rpi.edu> 

> I may need "large file support" sooner than I thought.  Will Openafs 1.4
> run alongside 1.2.13 file servers without problems?  Is it too young for
> production?  I doubt I'll have much time for testing.  Thanks.

Well, 1.4 isn't out yet, though there are release candidates available.
But yes, you can mix 1.2 and 1.4 fileservers in the same cell.  Of course, 
large files will be supported only on 1.4 fileservers, and only if the 
client is also 1.4 (or at least 1.3.something).

-- Jeffrey T. Hutzelman (N3NHS) <jhutz+@cmu.edu>
   Sr. Research Systems Programmer
   School of Computer Science - Research Computing Facility
   Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA