[OpenAFS] AFS namei file servers, SAN, any issues elsewhere? We've had some. Can AFS _cause_ SAN issues?

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Thu, 13 Mar 2008 16:32:04 -0700

Kim Kimball <dhk@ccre.com> writes:

> We're using Hitachi USP and Hitachi 9585 SAN devices, and have had a
> series of incidents that, after two years of success, significantly
> affected AFS reliability for a period of six months.
> I'm wondering if anyone else has had any issues using SANs for vice
> partitions.
> Also, to make a long story short, I've been asked by my management to
> determine if AFS itself can cause SANs to misbehave. 

We've been running AFS on EMC and Nexsan SANs for years now without any

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>