[SATLUG] Filesystem/RAID advice

Nate Turnage pixelnate at gmail.com
Mon Oct 11 14:19:05 CDT 2010


On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 2:14 PM, R P Herrold <herrold at owlriver.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 11 Oct 2010, Nate Turnage wrote:
>
>  run SAMBA (along with NFS) on  the RAID server  then the data is available
>>> to both
>>>
>>
>  Maybe I wasn't clear. This RAID would be part of the machine, not external
>> to it. And I don't think I asked, but what file system should I use that
>> would work with both OSes?
>>
>
> I upstreamed your inquiry to a blender developer and he answered with three
> letters (NFS) as it runs on *nix, OS/X and Windows.
>
> Samba (the initially IBM, later Microsoft) approach to local area networks
> file and printer share with a somewhat self-organizing aspect to it works
> (for some definitions of working) on all three as well ... the second
> approach has weaker R/W locks
>
>

Thank you Russ. That is exactly what I needed.


~Nate


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