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SubjectRe: nfs is stupid ("getfh failed")
On  September 10, wrote:
> (Neil Brown) writes:
> > SUNs "cachefs" concept can be used to improve read performance by
> > caching a lot more of server-data on the client. That could be
> > implemented for Linux, but I don't know of anyone with serious plans.
> cachefs sucks. It doesn't seem to cache stat(2) information.
> Doing ls -F in a ~100-entries directory takes several seconds over
> a link with 50ms round-trip time.

Well, I said "concept" not "implementation", but I suspect that
Solaris cachefs does cache stat information. Maybe you just need to
increase the timeouts for the attribute cache.

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