Subject: Re: Recoverable Network File System?
To: Greg Troxel <email@example.com>
From: Sean J.Schluntz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/12/2003 13:07:40
On Dec 12, 2003, at 12:02 PM, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Thanks for the feedback, I guess that brings me down to one question.
> Is it possible to turn off the write cache? I have one instance
> two mail servers may try to write to the same network mounted mail
> spool at the same time :/ Having one hit cached could really run me
> to trouble.
> Not quite. There are three fundamental states:
> disconnected: read from cache only, log writes
> write-disconnected: read from cache, filling from net,
> log writes, trickle reintegrate writes
> connected: read from cache, filling from net, synchronous writes to
> But, you might want to just run AFS, since write caching is most of
> the point of coda.
Someone else mentioned that, but I looked it up at the site and on the
NetBSD site and didn't see support for NetBSD. Is there any support?
> Also, you mentioned alpha, and I suspect there are more 64-bit dragons
> to slay before it works there. I use it on i386 and sparc now.
All I need it for is i386 right now, the Sparcs and Alphas don't need
access to the volume.
Sean J. Schluntz
Sr. Security Consultant Work of