08 June 2007

Anyone for a DPM filesystem?

Looks like someone at CERN is developing a mechanism to enable DPM servers to be mounted. This DPMfs could be used as a simple DPM browser, presenting the namespace in a more user-friendly form than the DM command line utilities. The DPM fs is implemented using the FUSE kernel module interface. The file system calls are forwarded to the daemon which communicates with the DPM servers using the rfio and dpns API and sends back the answer to the kernel.

It's in development and not officially supported:


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