Problem: Samba with HSM]
hubi at paderlinx.de
Mon Nov 22 10:24:03 GMT 1999
I wrote last week:
(But Is this the right Mailing list for this problem,
if not, please say which is)
> hello experts
> sun E450 sol7 samba 1.9.18pl? samfs 3.3.1-?
> So, you need to know what sam-fs is,
> ok, sam-fs is a filesystem on top of ufs, which hold data on taperoboter
> (or other external slow but big storage media), access is transparent
> users. File are hold partially on disk, just 16k of each file, the rest
> on tape. If requested sam-fs get the right tape, positioning it and read
> the rest of the file to disk. (if old enough it will be released again)
> So, NFS is ok, a orcale server waiting a half day for its backup tool
> just wait and run happily after file was staged (from tape to disk).
> Next try winNT explorer open, copy a 1.8gb file from that sam-fs path
> (/local/A lets say)
> to a ufs (/scratch/A). A was offline, which means not totally on disk.
> Samfs worked, and got the tape, start reading and the windows PC
> screamed : ERROR, file not available.
> Then I waited until the file was completely on disk, the copy was no
> and stoped after 500MB (hey, just 10mbit :( )
> then I released the file again, started the copy and everythings ok.
> Now, were might be the problem
> a) sol7
> no, i dont think so
> b) windows
> ok :) ,but to be realistic it's not, because
> the combination of samfs totalnet windows is running
> without this problem
> c) samfs
> hmm, no, it's doing its job as a file system (like b))
> d) samba
> that is for you to answer
> ok, update to 2.0.x is in the queue
> synstar (sam-fs is their product) said me that this
> behaviour is known, and a solution exsits, but the salesman
> did not know the parameters.
> Do you? Please!
> Thanx in advance, and please send answers to my mailadress too.
> Hubertus Krogmann PaderLinx Neue Informationsmedien
> Email: hubertus.krogmann at paderlinx.de
> Tel.: 05251-8994-0 Fax: 05251-8994-20 WWW:
Hubertus Krogmann PaderLinx Neue Informationsmedien
Email: hubertus.krogmann at paderlinx.de
Tel.: 05251-8994-0 Fax: 05251-8994-20 WWW:
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