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SubjectRe: NFS, Paging & Installing [was: Re: Swap]
On Tue, Nov 20, 2001 at 10:22:58PM -0300, Horst von Brand wrote:
> Mike Fedyk <mfedyk@matchmail.com> said:
> > Do any newer versions of NFS fix the stateless server problem?
>
> This is an _extremely_ hard problem: The server has to know somehow what
> the client thinks the state is... and either one (or both) may have been
> rebooted in between without the other one knowing.

Yep, but there are currently protocols (SMB) that do that, but not
necessarily in a unix way.

Are there any that do this now with linux? Locking over the network just
like it is locally?
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