Re: [RFC][PATCH 0/9] Network receive deadlock prevention for NBD

From: David Miller
Date: Wed Aug 09 2006 - 19:52:33 EST

From: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2006 15:32:33 +0200

> The idea is to drop all !NFS packets (or even more specific only
> keep those NFS packets that belong to the critical mount), and
> everybody doing critical IO over layered networks like IPSec or
> other tunnel constructs asks for trouble - Just DON'T do that.

People are doing I/O over IP exactly for it's ubiquity and
flexibility. It seems a major limitation of the design if you cancel
out major components of this flexibility.

I really can't take this work seriously when I see things like this
being said.
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