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    SubjectRe: Linux & NFS caching: reducing TCO
    On Fri, May 14, 1999 at 05:38:39AM +0100, Paul Jakma wrote:
    > Slightly off-point, but..
    > I remember there was an nfs hack whereby you could have different
    > files going to different clients from the same nfs volume based on an
    > extension of the filename. eg something like:
    > ls on the server of nfs export:
    > size 2242 file1:-client1
    > size 3091 file1:-client2
    > [...]
    > I remember reading about this somewhere in the linux/Documentation
    > directory a long time ago. But I can't find back anymore now, just
    > when it'd be useful to me.
    > Anybody remember this feature? and whether it still exists?

    It was called the transname patch and coded at Stuttgart University as a
    patch against 2.0.x. It was even included in some 2.1 kernels, but killed
    later on.

    Kurt Garloff <> SuSE GmbH, Nürnberg, FRG
    Linux kernel development; SCSI driver: DC390 (tmscsim/AM53C974)
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