[OpenAFS] Re: Caveats of having AFS cache on a shared ext3 partition in Linux?

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Fri, 29 Jan 2010 23:04:31 -0600

On Fri, 29 Jan 2010 19:56:40 -0500
Jason Edgecombe <jason@rampaginggeek.com> wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> I know this is bad practice to have the AFS cache folder on a shared 
> partition with the rest of the system, but what are the caveats of 
> having the AFS be on an ext3 filesystem in Linux, which is shared by
> the rest of the system? I mean, besides filling the partition that
> AFS uses for caching. Should the 5% root reserved percentage help
> with that?

If you really are worried about that, there's always the path of
loop-mounting a big file with a filesystem image on it. Other
filesystems are available to you that way, too.

Andrew Deason