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



On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 01:52:07PM -0400, Steve Dickson wrote:
> 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-)

According to the schedules at
http://poelstra.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-12/ , the preparation of
the GA release notes starts on 2009-10-13, so if I were you I'd have
the change on the wiki before then.

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