Revamped NFS async IO code

Olaf Kirch (
Fri, 03 May 1996 21:49:54 +0200


I've just uploaded a modified version of the NFS client code to .
It features the following enhancements over the current version:

* A single rpciod handles all async calls instead of a fixed
number of biods. This allows better scaling of the number of
outstanding readaheads, and avoids some unnecessary context

* When compiled as a module, rpciod doesn't start up until an
NFS volume is mounted; when the last volume is unmounted, rpciod
is terminated gracefully.

Please check it out and pound on it. I want to make sure it works properly
before submitting the patch to Linus.


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