[OpenAFS] openafs on Fedora 12?
Wed, 9 Dec 2009 14:35:00 +0000
On 9 Dec 2009, at 14:29, Chas Williams (CONTRACTOR) wrote:
> so one could always use the memcache for a workaround in the short
> term. seems fine here.
Yeh - if you aren't using disk cache, you'll be fine.
>> 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
> mode) and just seek/read/write. this would solve a couple of
> problems with other filesystems as well.
Better still would be using a raw partition, as that would allow you
to get around the memory management rules that don't allow a page to
be moved between filesystems. That would be a large task though...