[OpenAFS] Check for inode and namei support
Tue, 7 Oct 2008 07:29:28 -0400
On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 4:13 AM, Harald Barth <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > Also, is there a list of filesystems that OpenAFS requires for it's
>> > inode fileserver? I assume that it's only usable on Linux with Ext2/3
>> > if inode is usable at all on Linux. Also, inode probably won't work on
>> > ZFS in Solaris either.
>> Never on Linux. Solaris ufs; Irix xfs; HP-UX hfs; AIX jfs; and nothing
>> else, at least from memory.
> And I'd use namei on those, too. I just like to see that the data is
> I avoid the following file system combinations:
> reiserfs+anything (puts your files at risk)
> Solaris+ufs+logging+inodefileserver (will eat your files)
> jfs on Linux (untested)
> We should distribute solaris binaries for namei and inode.
We do for Solaris 10. For older systems, if you already have them
chances are you are already using inode fileserver.