Re: [PATCH 00/30] Permit filesystem local caching and NFSsuperblock sharing [try #11]

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Sat Jul 29 2006 - 02:04:02 EST

On Thu, 27 Jul 2006 21:52:22 +0100
David Howells <dhowells@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> These patches make it possible to share NFS superblocks between related
> mounts, where "related" means on the same server and FSID. Inodes and dentries
> will be shared where the NFS filehandles are the same (for example if two NFS3
> files come from the same export but from different mounts, such as is not
> uncommon with autofs on /home).

It's not clear why these were sent. The first 25 patches are, as far as I
can tell, already in Trond's tree. Whether Trond has the correct versions
of these is now anybody's guess...

"[PATCH 26/30] NFS: Use local caching" appears to be the first patch which
isn't in Trond's tree, but it doesn't work due to significant changes in

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