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

Bernd Eckenfels (
27 Jul 1996 19:03:09 GMT

Larry McVoy <> wrote:
: Linux could (carefully) add a few procedure calls to do what you need to
: the end of the v2 list and all would be well.

You cant Fix NFSv", cause the basic design is completely broken. Thats why
v3 is not compatible with v2.


PS: wrting a good N-FS is not as eaasy as adding features. Things you need
first is a good concept. And distributed computing tells us cache coherency
is impossible to do (and therefore you can only try to do your best, but of
course not with 'just a hack').

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