Re: Unidentified subject!

In message <>, "Michael K. Johnso
n" writes:
| >So you have a consistent namespace across all machines.  Same reason most if
| >not all AFS sites mount under /afs, although you can change it:  if I give
| I'm *perfectly* aware of why they would RECOMMEND it.  However, the fact
| that they REQUIRE it means that they have immediately made it completely
| unsuitable for one of the purposes that they trumpet as a great application
| of it: distributed ftp servers.  They can't have their cake and eat it too.

The lkml types think a loopback mount is the "proper" solution to that.  (Not
that they had a non-deadlocking loopback mount mechanism last time I looked.
Hello, clue....)

brandon s. allbery	[os/2][linux][solaris][japh]
system administrator	     [WAY too many hats]
electrical and computer engineering					 KF8NH
carnegie mellon university	      ["God, root, what is difference?" -Pitr]

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