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    SubjectRE: [PATCH] NLM program ID for user space NLM server
    On Thu, 2007-05-10 at 19:45 +0300, Menny Hamburger wrote:
    > Yes, but in our case we don't care. This is a dedicated server where we
    > don't see any usage for NLM client. We just want to prevent the kernel
    > from taking the port in case of some accidental NFS mount that ommitted
    > 'nolock'.

    Which is _wrong_. If you omit the 'nolock' mount option, then the client
    _does_ use NLM locking, and so will need the RPC downcall.

    If you don't need NLM locking, and want to make sure nobody else can
    enable it, then you can triviall 'fix' this on your server by patching
    it to force the nolock mount option. This isn't a patch that we
    particularly want to see in mainline, though.


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