[OpenAFS] max afs partition size

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen@acm.org
Mon, 14 Jan 2008 18:10:12 -0600

Can't one create a "sparse file" and loopback mount it for testing?  Or 
do you need to actually have that much space to try it out?

I do this for testing iSCSI limits.


Jeffrey Altman <jaltman@secure-endpoints.com> wrote:
> Neither Derrick nor I have access to a partition with that much
> storage in order to test what does and what does not work.
> A quick review of the code indicates that there will be issues with
> StoreData operations beyond the "reported partition size" simply
> because the tests to prevent writing when there is no room will be
> enforced during StoreData operations.
> I believe that updating the interface can be done fairly easily
> but we would need someone else to test it and preferably someone to
> fund the work.
> Jeffrey Altman
> sabah salih wrote:
>>  Dear Jeffrey,
>>     Thank you ever so much for your fast respond.
>>  Is that mean I can not use the rest of the "5.4 TB" ?
>>  If what I can see is just a report and not somthing
>>  I have to worry about. This will be good news.