On Mon, Feb 08, 2010 at 10:08:50AM -0500, Andrew Reid wrote:
> On Sunday 07 February 2010 17:32:45 Alex Samad wrote:
> > Hi
> > I am looking at trying out unionfs, I notice there is onlythe
> > unionfs-fuse package - is this the way debian is going with unionfs or
> > how do you use the kernel version - can't seem to find any comparisons
> > between the 2
> The Debian-packaged kernel overlay file system is "aufs", which
> seem to be a fork and/or successor of unionfs.
> I have had some difficulties with overlay file systems in "lenny",
> I have a diskless cluster where I wanted to overlay two different
> NFS-mounted file-systems, and was not able to solve the problem
> within the scope of lenny-packaged tools. Aufs does work in general,
> but not in the case where I wanted it.
> I'm not aware of any comparisons between unionfs and aufs,
> but my intuition is that the kernel system should have better
> -- A.
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