[OpenAFS] iSCSI fileserver
Tue, 25 Jul 2006 14:27:43 -0500
James Durand wrote:
> Greetings All,
> Is anyone using iSCSI to disk on a Linux server for OpenAFS file service? Do you use TOE card? How's the performance?
> We are planning to move to this configuration and would appreciate and info; performance, gotcha's, etc....
> Thanks in advance.
> Jim Durand
> Arizona State University
> "But it's a dry heat!"
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I'm working on setting up a very small (one file server) configuration
like that now.
I'm not there yet, but I do have a system running (diskless) off one of
S500 boxes. I'm going to give that a couple of weeks to demonstrate
I'm going to try putting a vice partition on it as a read-only clone and
work my way
up from there.
We build an iSCSI offload adapter, so I'm working with that. But I don't
figures for capacity or characteristics.