Subject: Re: nfs servers and 5 minute VOP_READ's
To: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 03/13/1999 09:42:58
On Fri, 12 Mar 1999 21:44:15 -0800 (PST)
Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> How badly would this break an nfs server? The first nfsd to read the file
> would sleep for five minutes. What would happen then? Would the client
> retry, and possibly send another process to sleep (possibly getting all of
nfsd(8) itself doesn't actually do any reads/writes. What it does is
set up the socket/authentication, and then run entirely inside the kernel.
All reads/writes are done in the kernel.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>