[OpenAFS] Re: Cache partition choice still limited to ext2 on Linux?

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Wed, 7 Nov 2012 14:23:47 -0600

On Wed, 07 Nov 2012 11:38:07 +0100
Lars Schimmer <l.schimmer@cgv.tugraz.at> wrote:

> > If yes, which filesystems are possible to use (which ones are not)?
> > Does the cache even need its own partition nowadays?
> It still needs a partition, but you can loopmount a file for it. Or
> use memcache.

You don't need a separate partition. It's recommended to have a separate
partition (or something partition-like) so the space for the cache is
guaranteed, but it is not required.

Andrew Deason