2002-10-07 09:10:56

by David Howells

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] AFS filesystem for Linux (2/2)

> Hrrm, well, I'm in the middle of deploying AFS (moving away from NFS), and
> one of the ideas I toyed with was how to get a diskless AFS client. (yeah,
> that sounds silly at first, 2GB disks used to be large, not systems with 2GB
> of ram are common.) A mostly kernel-based implementation of AFS would be
> quite usefull for this. (and the remaining bits could be in an initramfs)

My client will be able to run without using any cache other than the pagecache
(as it does now).