[OpenAFS] Disconnected OpenAFS
Sun, 23 Sep 2007 14:47:32 -0400
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Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> Some work has been done on integrating UNIX read-only disconnected mode
> onto the CVS HEAD.
Since Simon Wilkinson has apparently made progress with merging the CITI
disconnected AFS patches with OpenAFS, I thought that was the direction
for disconnected operation? Are you talking about the same effort?
> The hard part about disconnected operation is not what happens in the
> cache manager but the user interface that must go with it so that users
> can determine what data should be available in the cache when the client
> goes off-line and how collisions should be resolved when the client is
> back on-line and the data on the server has been changed.
That issue is addressed in the CITI disconnected AFS, at least for the
> There are also issues surrounding file locks that must be resolved.
One has to start somewhere...
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