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SubjectRe: NFS Client patch
On Mon, Jul 09, 2001 at 08:33:31PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:

Actually all the file systems who do that on Linux (JFS, XFS,
reiserfs) have fixed the issue properly server side, by adding a
layer that generates stable cookies. You should too.

I've always thought that was a stupid fix. Why not have the clients be
smarted and make them responsible for getting a new cookie if the old
one is hosed?

For linux, with the dcache, I'm not even sure that this would be all
the hard. Persumable Solaris could (does?) do the same?



--cw
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