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RE: Netapps NAS(NFS) and FSFS?

From: Brent Webster <brent.webster_at_liquidcomputing.com>
Date: 2005-10-24 09:39:27 CEST

Thanks. I did get some personal responses to this subject also
indicating "yes" and "yes"

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Ryan Schmidt [mailto:subversion-2005@ryandesign.com] 
>>Sent: October 23, 2005 8:21 PM
>>To: Brent Webster
>>Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
>>Subject: Re: Netapps NAS(NFS) and FSFS?
>>On Oct 20, 2005, at 15:19, Brent Webster wrote:
>>> We are using a NetApps Network Area Storage device for our Linux(NFS
>>> mounted) and Windos home directories.  I want to move my FSFS based 
>>> subversion repository to the NetApps for its high availability RAID 
>>> and backup technology.  That particular directory will only be 
>>> exported back to one server machine so my users will still have to 
>>> "svn+ssh" to access the repository. Some questions:
>>> 1/ Based on reading the FAQ, RedBook,etc., it's only the 
>>Berkley based 
>>> subversion repository that can't be NFS mounted. FSFS based 
>>> can?
>>>    Any issues or concerns to watch out for?
>>> 2/ If question#1 is true, can I let the NetApps software preform an 
>>> arbitrary backup of the subversion repository without using 
>>> etc.?
>>Since nobody else answered, I think the answers are "yes" and "yes."  
>>FSFS repositories can be hosted on NFS, and there should be 
>>no problem allowing the NAS to do backups at any time. (I'm 
>>answering not based on personal experience but based on what 
>>I've learned since I've been on the list.)
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