Re: Alternate solutions (Was: Re: NFS still has caching problem)

Alan Cox (
Sun, 14 Jul 1996 18:39:02 +0100 (BST)

> I recall that some candidates were mentioned some while ago. Anybody
> working on this? Any progress?
> If not, maybe it's time to see if we can't come up with something ...

The world is waiting for a decent networked file system with

o Security
o Replication support
o Fast bulk transfer
o Low latency

and bonus points for parallelism across multiple servers (watch the parallel
fsck problem).

I don't see any reason why the Linux community shouldnt write it.