[rescue] Happy New Year! RIP, Sun/Solaris...

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Tue Jan 4 20:32:25 CST 2011

On 01/04/11 21:19, gsm at mendelson.com wrote:
> The kernel NFS server crashes and cause random disconnects of USB disks, 
> so in effect if you want to keep your data, you can not NFS share a USB disk.
> The user space NFS server works without crashing, but does not support directory
> searching, file locking and sharing properly, so you can't use it as a
> source or target for rsync and I have directories randomly "dissapear"
> to the clients until the user which used files in them logs off.

So in short, "No, nfsd on Linux still sucks ten years later."  Come on,
people, it's not like you haven't had time to fix it...

But I guess NFS doesn't have Teh Sexay.  Unlike, say, yet another Gnome
Windows-alike file manager.

  Phil Stracchino, CDK#2     DoD#299792458     ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
  alaric at caerllewys.net   alaric at metrocast.net   phil at co.ordinate.org
         Renaissance Man, Unix ronin, Perl hacker, Free Stater
                 It's not the years, it's the mileage.

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