[Beowulf] Re: newbe / firewire networks

Ed Karns edkarns at firewirestuff.com
Tue Mar 7 16:04:57 EST 2006


On Mar 7, 2006, at 12:00 PM, beowulf-request at beowulf.org wrote:

> In order for two systems to have block-level-access to the same  
> disk a consistency management layer is required that does not in  
> general exist. apart from that, yes.
>
> block-level-filesystem managers are common enough in san  
> applications, and apple actually sells one (xsan) but none of the  
> firewire stuff leverages that.


Unibrain.com does "leverage" FireWire hardward : http://unibrain.com/ 
products/driverapi/firenet.htm  which does have file management for  
FireWire networks on Wintel & Mac & Linux / Unix ...

Ed Karns
FireWireStuff.com

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