Re: nfs is stupid ("getfh failed")

Marcus Sundberg (
10 Sep 2001 11:32:20 +0200 (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.


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