Alan Cox wrote:
> > I think it would be a great application but Linux is sorely missing a
> > very important piece - lockd for NFS.
> Two things
> 1. Linux 2.1.x does have a lock daemon
> 2. Most people and tools avoid NFS locking like the plague because
> its faster to use polls based on the atomic NFS properties you
> do have and some short sleeps.
> Oh yes and 3. - NFS locking really doesn't seem to have much in the
> security area..
Ever tried using microsoft apps over pcnfs without lockd?
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