Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Sun May 17 18:40:38 GMT 2009

On Sun, May 17, 2009 at 08:21:27PM +0200, miguel.sanders at wrote:
> It seems that the GPFS VFS module shipped with the source
> is purely made for Linux and not compatible with AIX.
> I'm making a list of things that need to be altered in
> order to get this to work in AIX properly (will come
> later).
> Moreover, I am currently facing an illegal opcode coredump
> when the VFS module hits "gpfs_get_realfilename_path".
> This is probably due to an error in the library itself.
> I have been looking at the GPFS API but I can't seem to
> find a description of what this function is supposed to do
> and what it is used for. Does it just return the fully
> qualified filename?
> Volker (since your name is on top of gpfs.c ;-) ), what
> can you tell me about this function?

It's supposed to give you the right upper/lower case
combination given some file name.

You can turn off using it with gpfs:getrealfilename=no.

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