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    SubjectRe: 2.2.0 wishlist
    In article <>,
    Alan Cox <> wrote:
    >> * Swap files over NFS (for diskless workstations)
    >The lowest level work to enable us to sidestep some of the deadlock cases
    >for this is ready for 2.0. We may manage this in 2.1. However I'd buy a disk
    >they are so cheap NFS swapping is a bad plan.

    That's absolutely right, but for a quick and dirty setup where performance
    isn't important it's a nice solution (e.g. a modem/isdn router, or a
    public terminal for database-access). It's a bulletproof setup where
    people can even slam the table without causing a headcrash :-)
    And they even can't steal the disc.

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