AFS to be released as open source.

Karsten Petersen karsten.petersen at
Sun Aug 20 13:27:02 PDT 2000

On Sun, 20 Aug 2000, Omri Schwarz wrote:
> So, are people planning to use it in their 'wulfs?
we are already using it in our 512 node Beowulf cluster.
Have a look at:

AFS is the most important central infrastructure of our whole campus
network, our cfengine-based distributed administration mechanisms 
take heavy use on it.

> Though I'm sure there are drawbacks, 
yes - the users must be careful. We have only one GBit/s line
for all nodes as the clusters uplink, so working inside the AFS instead
of the node's /tmp won't be too good ...

Greets, Karsten
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