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Vincent_Vega 07-31-2004 05:44 PM

Multiple users mounting NFS share
 
If I have a share available using NFS, can multiple users mount that share simultaneously or will that cause any problems reading and writing or anything like that?
Thanks for the help!

mritch 07-31-2004 07:06 PM

yes, will work. that's what nfs is for ;-)

sl mritch.

Vincent_Vega 07-31-2004 08:45 PM

Well, Samba uses oplocks to deal with the chance of multiple users writing a file simultaneously. How would NFS handle that?

mritch 08-01-2004 05:15 AM

there are multiple nfs-threads (you can tune them by passing an argument to rpcd.nfsd) . a client connects to the machine and get's a port to comunicate with the server. another client .. the same. nfs is imho lot faster than samba.

sl mritch.

Vincent_Vega 08-01-2004 10:04 AM

Ok, I'll have to look into that. Thanks for the information.


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