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Re: NFS vs jumbograms?

Hi David,

That sounds like a sensible plan.  I mentioned this to Rick Macklem at this 
spring's NFSv4 bakeathon.  Rick said he would be happy to answer questions and 
the like, to assist interested NetBSD developers who might be interested in 
taking this on.


----- "David Holland" <> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 03, 2013 at 11:16:25PM -0400, Matt W. Benjamin wrote:
>  > NFS-per se has change a lot since...NFSv4 came out.  What NFS
>  > versions does NetBSD currently support?  I had the sense that it
>  > probably tracked Rick Macklem's FreeBSD work at some distance...
>  > Like, does NetBSD support pNFS?
> We don't have nfsv4 yet. This is getting to be a Problem(TM).
> The conclusion seems to be that we should import FreeBSD's new nfs
> code that includes nfsv4, and once/if we get it to a decent level of
> stability, shoot our old nfs code. The problem with this is that
> someone needs to do it.
> The alternative appears to be writing a new nfsv4 implementation, and
> that's an even bigger problem from the getting-things-done point of
> view.
> -- 
> David A. Holland

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