[OpenAFS] Solaris 10u6: ZFS cache?
Wed, 5 Nov 2008 12:47:05 -0500
Look at the code in src/afs/DARWIN ifdef'd AFS_CACHE_VNODE_PATH
You basically need the same thing for Solaris (which means, mostly,
that you need a kernel callable open-by-path, and then to call it)
On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 12:29 PM, Douglas E. Engert <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Derrick Brashear wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 3:04 PM, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
>> <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> On 2008 Nov 1, at 14:56, Vincent Fox wrote:
>>>> Solaris 10 u6 is now out, supporting ZFS root disks.
>>>> So is there any way to use a ZFS filesystem for client cache?
>>>> I tried Solaris 10 version 1.4.7 both the namei binary and the
>>>> inode binary and both panic the system.
>>> ZFS can't be used directly, but you can allocate a "legacy" filesystem
>>> device from a ZFS pool, newfs it as UFS, and and point the cache at that.
>> The same trick used to support "new" linux and macos caches (open by
>> path) could be extended to support solaris, also.
> We have a few test machines setup with root on ZFS. Do you have a patch
> to test or can you talk more about the trick? If so I am willing to give
> it a shot.
>> shouldn't even be that much work.
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