Am 31.07.2013 um 07:58 schrieb Anton Starikov <ant.starikov@...>:
> On Jul 29, 2013, at 10:32 AM, Ralph Böhme <rb@...> wrote:
>> Am 26.07.2013 um 13:44 schrieb Anton Starikov <ant.starikov@...>:
>>> We are currently moving out of (open)solaris to linux for various reasons.
>>> And my question which flavour is more tested/supported and thus recommended, RHEL6 and derivatives or Ubuntu LTS?
>> Netatalk won't care.
> In theory! :)
> But in practice, there are always some probabilities.
> For example, there is no repo with fresh netatalk rpm for RHEL6, and it is always possible that out-of-box RHEL6 has too old libraries/what-ever-else to compile fresh netatalk with all functionality etc, which will force me to recompile half of distributive.
> Let me rephrase question: does fresh netatalk build properly with all functionality on stock RHEL6?
I think so. :)
>>> it will be host which will reexport 9p(NFS) filesystems via AFP ...
>> that's basically a bad idea, but I guess you have no choice other then that because your storage is some netapp. Over the years I saw numerous performance issues that were caused by resharing netapp NFS. Some customer we're lucky enough to be able to switch to hooking the netapp via FC as block-device. But then again, afair that's still just an exported virtual block device that is backed by a WAFL file container.
> Yeah, I agree that this can have potential issues and far from ideal.
> But this is separate story :)
Fwiw, remember that iirc NFS still doesn't really support extended attributes, so you can't use Netatalk's 3 new metadata backend.
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