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Date:      Tue, 19 Jul 2011 11:24:05 +0200
From:      "C. P. Ghost" <cpghost@cordula.ws>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: 2020: Will BSD and Linux be relevant anymore?
Message-ID:  <CADGWnjWGad21g+Ebo=48=bt7Q3EhcRWiKn1TRKZcDNkvY7w7Gw@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20110719093226.01c8c305.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.1107190736560.27391@gwdu60.gwdg.de> <20110719093226.01c8c305.freebsd@edvax.de>

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On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 9:32 AM, Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Jul 2011 08:18:41 +0200 (CEST), Konrad Heuer wrote:
>> The
>> number of installations is not the most important figure. Functionality is
>> important -- ZFS, HAST, CARP, jails, as already mentioned -- would be nice
>> to see a distributed file system.
>
> Hmmm... sounds familiar. Didn't VMS have that? Oh wait, things
> like VMS didn't even exist! :-)

How about OpenAFS?

http://www.openafs.org/

We've used original AFS at University on SunOS/Solaris in the 90ies,
and it's still going strong. Maybe FreeBSD's support in 1.6.0pre* needs
a bit of love (?), but we definitely don't need to reinvent the wheel. ;-)

-cpghost.

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