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SubjectRe: NFS, Paging & Installing [was: Re: Swap]
>>>>> " " == Mike Fedyk <> writes:

> On Tue, Nov 20, 2001 at 10:22:58PM -0300, Horst von Brand
> wrote:
>> Mike Fedyk <> 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.

<Cough, choke>

Exactly how, pray tell, does SMB cope with recovering the full state
info after client/server crashes?

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