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Re: Is sshfs usable and sensible as home directory file system? (Was: [debian-edu-commits] [Debian Wiki] Update of "DebianEdu/Documentation/Wheezy/Architecture" by WolfgangSchweer)

On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 10:51:03AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Wolfgang Schweer]
> > By default, LTSP in wheezy uses LDM for diskless workstations. So
> > sshfs is used to access home dirs -- same as with thin clients.
> Did they fix the sshfs problem I discovered in 2010?  See
> <URL: http://people.skolelinux.org/pere/blog/Broken_umask_handling_with_sshfs.html >
> for the details.

No idea, some info: https://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1844

> I also found that sshfs was very slow compared to NFS, but it solve a
> lot of access problems and might be worth it.  Would be nice to know
> how LTSP using sshfs handle load from several users.
Using it as a single users, it's pretty fast -- no chance for me to do a 
multiple users test, though.

As far as I know, there have been no issues reported to the ltsp 
developers list concerning this issue.


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