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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.

Regards,
--
Kurt Garloff <garloff@suse.de> SuSE GmbH, Nürnberg, FRG
Linux kernel development; SCSI driver: DC390 (tmscsim/AM53C974)
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