[OpenAFS] zfs File system
Mon, 21 Apr 2008 13:18:34 -0700
On Apr 21, 2008, at 1:10 PM, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Robert Banz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Well, the issue was if you're using it on a server, and using what
>> a lot
>> of people still consider the default (the inode fileserver),
>> dataloss may occur.
> Oh, right, I completely forgot about that.
>> I would say that in addition to recommending people use logging
>> with ufs
>> (or better, zfs!), that we should also push for deprecation of the
>> fileserver ;)
> I think it's generally a good idea to stick with one server
> on all platforms since that way everyone runs the same (tested)
> code, but
> I seem to recall the migration from inode to namei is pretty heinous
> in you probably can't do it in place and need to bring up another
> and move everything).
Nothing wrong with leaving the code in there, just don't make it the
I get the feeling that someone with a large amount of data in inode
form might have the impetus to write up a migration tool ;)