JFS and XFS - Linux Journaled File Systems

Steve Hayashi sth at andrew.cmu.edu
Thu Jan 18 17:07:41 PST 2001


I'd love to AFS on LFS =-)

Seriously, I can really benefit from having AFS on my machine.  One of the
problems that I encountered however was that when I d/l'ed openAFS, I got
a CRC error when I tried to unzip/untar it.

-Steve

On Thu, 18 Jan 2001, Jason Gurtz wrote:

> Speaking of IBM products, has anyone been playing on at all with the AFS
> network filesystem?
> 
> A while back, right after it was open sourced, I got it to build, but never
> configured another machine with it, or tried to get it working.  I made a
> patch, but Gerard said there where some other probles so it appeared that
> IBM changed the release tarball.  I do want to spend some time and try and
> get it working at some point.  Just wondering if anyone else likes things
> like this.
> 
> BTW it's homepage is at http://www.openafs.org/
> 
> ~jason
> 
> --
> +------------------+
> | jason at tommyk.com |
> +------------------+
> 
> > > JFS is IBM's journaled file system, the very same technology
> > they have been
> > > using in their *nix flavor AIX for years now, and they are in
> > the process of
> > > porting it to linux under the GPL license. Since they have been
> > using this
> > > fs on AIX for quite some time, so the technology they use has
> > been ironed
> > > out and fine-tuned quite nicely. Recently it has reached stable
> > status. On
> > > the web site, they offer the JFS sources, and quite a lot of
> > whitepapers,
> > > intro's and HOWTO-install docs. I've tried it out myself and I
> > must admit
> > > it's pretty cool. ;)
> 
> 
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