Using NFS with Scyld (-7 ver.)

test ds10025 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Nov 9 02:04:25 EST 2001


Good morning

Where can I dowload a free copy of scyld?

Dan
----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Lindahl" <lindahl at conservativecomputer.com>
To: "Beowulf List" <beowulf at beowulf.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2001 3:57 PM
Subject: Re: Using NFS with Scyld (-7 ver.)


> On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 02:03:06PM -0500, Donald Becker wrote:
>
> > It does work: I wrote the original user-level NFS server (unfsd) used by
> > Linux, and re-exporting was one of the primary advantages over the Sun
> > implementation.
>
> Not only does re-exporting work, it works well enough that the CPlant
> people use it for their single system disk, which is shared by more
> than 1,000 nodes. There's 1 node per rack which mounts the one disk
> and re-exports it to the other nodes in the rack. The extra caching is
> very important to them.
>
> greg
>
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