Subject: Re: nfsd and process load sharing
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/04/1999 11:43:04
On Fri, 4 Jun 1999 11:37:03 -0700 (PDT)
Bill Studenmund <email@example.com> wrote:
> The main reason we run the nfs daemons this way is so that the kernel has
> a context which can sleep while a request is processed.
Well, that's more applicable to nfsiod than for nfsd....
nfsd also interacts w/ the portmapper, and deals w/ some basic authentication
stuff (e.g. NFS Kerberos support).
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>