[OpenAFS] Retiring the LWP fileserver

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Tue, 13 Sep 2011 16:10:48 -0400

On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 12:19 PM, Stephan Wiesand
<stephan.wiesand@desy.de> wrote:
> On Sep 13, 2011, at 14:52 , Derrick Brashear wrote:
>> Cases I knew of LWP fileserver being used:
>> Linux with "new" pthreads support until what turned out to be bugs in
>> our pthread support
>> were addressed. LD_ASSUME_KERNEL also could be used at the time to
>> "assume" an older kernel
>> and assume LinuxThreads.
>> Previous NetBSD versions: their pthread support was buggy.
>> As far as I know, the LWP fileserver (nor volserver) are neither
>> necessary nor desirable anywhere.
> The last time I tried, only the LWP fileserver worked under User Mode Linux :-) But then, that was in 2003. And I guess nobody cares.

at this point i'd guess other means of virtualization would better
serve, anyway.