Subject: Re: NFS locking
To: Aaron J. Grier <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/19/2004 10:05:43
Aaron J. Grier said:

>I would expect that locking over NFS would work; it worked under ultrix
>10 years ago.  I'm honestly quite surprised NetBSD doesn't support it.

From -current lockd manpage:

     The current implementation provides only the server side of the protocol
     (i.e. clients running other OS types can establish locks on a NetBSD
     fileserver, but there is currently no means for a NetBSD client to estab-
     lish locks).

     The current implementation serialises locks requests that could be

Rick Kelly