Re: Alternate solutions (Was: Re: NFS still has caching

Chai Harjo (
Wed, 17 Jul 1996 07:50:47 +1000

At 06:39 PM 7/14/96 +0100, you wrote:
>> I recall that some candidates were mentioned some while ago. Anybody
>> working on this? Any progress?
>> If not, maybe it's time to see if we can't come up with something ...
>The world is waiting for a decent networked file system with
>o Security
>o Replication support
>o Fast bulk transfer
>o Low latency
>and bonus points for parallelism across multiple servers (watch the parallel
>fsck problem).
>I don't see any reason why the Linux community shouldnt write it.

Why don't you try AFS (Andrew File System)?

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BTW, I never use AFS on Linux.
What is the status of AFS port to Linux?

Chai Harjo