[OpenAFS] openafs on Fedora 12?

Chas Williams (CONTRACTOR) chas@cmf.nrl.navy.mil
Wed, 09 Dec 2009 09:42:11 -0500

In message <C621E1B9-627D-4F55-9DB7-AC2CD385B29D@inf.ed.ac.uk>,Simon Wilkinson 
>> 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.
>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...

that would be asking people to think ahead quite a bit as far as
setting up the cache manager.  however using a raw partition is
not going to be much different than a single file.