[OpenAFS] openafs on Fedora 12?
Chas Williams (CONTRACTOR)
Wed, 09 Dec 2009 09:29:00 -0500
In message <4BE2A1DA-0C38-4313-9E2D-C39965B4C295@inf.ed.ac.uk>,Simon Wilkinson
>Fedora 12 has IMA enabled in its kernel by default. OpenAFS can't
>currently co-exist with IMA, because IMA fundamentally breaks the core
>interface that OpenAFS uses it access its disk cache. There is ongoing
>work to fix this problem in the kernel.
so one could always use the memcache for a workaround in the short
term. seems fine here.
>The alternative is that we modify the OpenAFS cache manager to use an
>alternative, but significantly slower, mechanism for opening files in
>the cache. This has been done on an experimental basis, but we'd
i still wonder if the cache manager shouldnt open a single file (sparse
mode) and just seek/read/write. this would solve a couple of potential
problems with other filesystems as well.