Subject: Re: SGI will freely license its XFS
To: Johan Ihren <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/21/1999 11:19:19
On Fri, 21 May 1999, Johan Ihren wrote:

> >>>>> "Bill" == Bill Studenmund <> writes:
> Speaking of SGI releasing source I noticed that they also plan to
> release OpenVault, which is an automated tape library management
> system. This set me thinking about the discussion of your target
> application for the fat-inode FS which is an HSM system.
> Is OpenVault of interest to you or do you already have something to
> steer tape robots?

We already have something to steer robots, but we also have a CD of open
vault source.

I'm not the one who makes tape server decisions, but I think my
application would benefit from having OpenVault support in addition to our
home-grown support.

Take care,