System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems

High-Level View of Using the CacheFS File System (Task Map)

Use this task map to identify all the tasks for using CacheFS file systems. Each task points to a series of additional tasks such as creating and mounting CacheFS file systems, and packing and maintaining the cache.



For Instructions 

1. Create and mount a CacheFS file system. 

Create the cache and mount the file system in the cache. 

Creating and Mounting a CacheFS File System (Task Map)

2. Maintain a CacheFS file system. 

Display and modify a CacheFS file system by unmounting, removing, or re-creating the cache. 

Maintaining a CacheFS File System (Task Map)

3. (Optional) Pack and unpack a CacheFS file system. 

Determine whether you want to pack the cache and use packing lists. Packing the cache ensures that certain files and directories are always updated in the cache. 

Packing a Cached File System (Task Map)

4. Collect CacheFS statistics. 

Determine cache performance and appropriate cache size. 

Collecting CacheFS Statistics (Task Map)