Subject: Re: How bug free is our NFS?
To: Brian Chase <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 01/13/2002 09:50:49
On Sun, Jan 13, 2002 at 09:07:45AM -0800, Brian Chase wrote:
> I'd recently read this discussion on on the kerneltrap.org site about a
> tool named 'fsx', originally developed by NeXT, which is used to test
> and verify proper behavior in NFS and other filesystems. Both FreeBSD
> and Linux are mentioned as having problems.
> Major NFS Bugs Found & Being Fixed
> I looked through the recent archives of tech-kern but I didn't see any
> reference to fsx there. So, this would be worth investigating if it
> hasn't been already.
Frank van der Linden used "fsx" on a 1.5 and a -current system. Only
one bug was found in the 1.5 branch (and fixed, I believe), and that
bug plus one other bug were found in -current (which were also fixed).
That is to say, we had significantly fewer bugs in our code than other
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>