lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2002]   [Mar]   [18]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: VFS mediator?
Date
From
>      > Does not work... If you mount nfs server on localhost, you can
> > deadlock.
>
> Huh? Examples please? A hell of a lot of work has gone into ensuring
> that this cannot happen. I do most of my NFS client work on this sort
> of setup, so it had bloody well better work...

At least theoretically it can. Imagine you have every other process stuck
trying to page out (or blocked on a page out) over NFS, including your
user mode nfs process. In practice it would be very hard to arrange but
the theory is real.

Alan
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:25    [W:0.066 / U:0.664 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site