[OpenAFS] Volume "type" mapping to certain partitions

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Tue, 15 Jan 2013 12:53:07 -0800

Jeff Blaine <jblaine@kickflop.net> writes:

> Are people still doing things like mapping user home directory volumes
> to certain partitions on certain servers, keeping track in a database,
> etc?


> What does this buy, assuming all data served from storage comes from
> like hardware (speed, capacity, etc)?


We do this because that's *not* the case; we put some volume types on
slower servers with crappy storage.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>