Subject: Re: RFC: client-side NFS locking
To: None <>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/04/2006 17:34:18

> > I desperately need NFS client-side locking on our (
> > mail servers. I was so happy they're running NetBSD now, but still no
> > NFS locking in 3.0 or current. After a plea to ws@ to port what's in
> > FreeBSD failed with ENOTIME, I spent most of a weekend reading a thick
> > book with a red cover featuring a funny creature carrying a fork, phoned
> > ws umpteen times the following weeks and wrote something you can find at
> > The tarball contains
> > a file full of patches and several new files. I effectively split
> > lockd_lock.c into lock_server.c and lock_common.c, added some lines to them
> > and a new lock_client.c---plus a kernel part or course. It's all quite
> > different from what BSDI/FreeBSD does.

do you still have interests to work on this?