Re: RFS vs NFS

Kurt Zeilenga (hi!
6 Aug 87 22:35:53 GMT

In article <In article <3681e98d.b8ab@apollo.uucp> In article <3681e98d.b8ab@apollo.uucp> rees@apollo.uucp (Jim Rees) writes:
>If you want file locking (and I do; there are ~2000 machines on my
>local network sharing a single file system) then you can't get it on
>NFS without adding state to the servers. If you do that, you've lost
>much of the advantage of having a stateless server. Most people don't
>care about this (yet).

That's why we run statd and lockd along side of NFS on our systems.

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