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Re: Buyer Beware: A Major Change in NFS is about to happen




On 09/30/2009 01:47 PM, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 01:11:56PM -0400, Steve Dickson wrote:
>> After further review... by a number of people, its been decided
>> the /etc/nfsmount.conf file will be installed with the default
>> protocol version set to v3. This will stop the mount failures 
>> with older Linux servers but make it very easy to make v4
>> the default version. A nice compromise, IMHO...  
>>
>> Note, with nfsmount.conf file one can configure mount options 
>> per mount point, per server and globally (which is how the default
>> version will be set). See the nfsmount.conf(5) for details. So
>> I strongly urge you try the v4 protocol by setting the version 
>> to v4 in one of those sections... 
>>
>> The new nfs-utils rpm will be ready shortly... 
>>
>> My apoloizes for all the excitement... It was truly unintended
>> and unexpected... :-\ 
> 
> Steve,
> 
> One thing you could do to spread the knowledge about NFSv4
> capabilities would be to write a bit in the Release Notes beat that
> covers NFS, encouraging people to try the setting in appropriate
> environments:
> 
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Documentation_Networking_Beat
> 
> (There may be another place to put this information -- consult with
> the Docs team at #fedora-docs for more information.)
> 
Good idea... but when is that deadline? 8-)

steved.


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