Subject: Re: New hash algorithm - FNV - for use in the kernel
To: David Laight <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/27/2001 09:00:47
On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 11:34:24AM -0000, David Laight wrote:

 > Given the way that (the only file handles I've looked at in detail)
 > were generated, you would be better picking out the 32 bits that
 > are the inode number on the target filesystem.

This doesn't work so well for an NFS client; the file handles are supposed
to be opaque to the client.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>