Re: nfs is stupid ("getfh failed")

Henning P. Schmiedehausen (
Sun, 9 Sep 2001 10:05:00 +0000 (UTC)

Alan Cox <> writes:

>> "Michael Rothwell" <> writes:
>> > Just wondering if there's been any talk, plans, etc. of an alternative for
>> > NFS.
>> there's coda.

>You probably want inter-mezzo rather than coda for that kind of file
>service. Coda is a research project, inter-mezzo is kind of "distilled coda
>and afs", making it a real fs.

And it currently looks "Linux only", which kind of defeats IMHO the

In a heterogenous environment there is NFS (and SMB aka CIFS aka <name
of the day>, of course. The horrors! The horrors! :-) ) and nothing
much else.


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