Re: Alternate solutions (Was: Re: NFS still has caching problem)

Thomas Koenig (
16 Jul 1996 18:37:58 +0200

In, (Alan Cox) wrote:

>The world is waiting for a decent networked file system with

>o Security
>o Replication support
>o Fast bulk transfer
>o Low latency

This is very true.

>and bonus points for parallelism across multiple servers (watch the parallel
>fsck problem).

While we're at it, we also want good performance over slow links, and
at least some atomic operations.

>I don't see any reason why the Linux community shouldnt write it.

This calls for immediate discussion (with apologies to Monty Python :-).
Anybody willing to set up a mailing list?