[nfsv4] NFSv4.1 FreeBSD client for testing

Thomas Haynes thomas at netapp.com
Fri Sep 9 03:43:56 UTC 2011

On Sep 8, 2011, at 8:39 PM, Trond Myklebust wrote:

> On Thu, 2011-09-08 at 17:45 -0400, Rick Macklem wrote: 
>> First off, I hope no one minds the crosspost, but I thought
>> some of the FreeBSD crowd might be interested...
>> I've put a patch against FreeBSD9.0 (currently Beta2, but I don't
>> think the NFS client code will change before the final release, so
>> hopefully the patch will continue to apply) up in the hopes that
>> server vendors (and anyone else, of course) will use it for testing.
>> The main difference between what I tested during the June Bakeathon
>> and this patch is support for the back channel. It does not yet have
>> any support for pNFS. I'll need to figure out a way to set up a DS for
>> testing before I can work on that.
>> If you are interested, the patch is at:
>>   http://people.freebsd.org/~rmacklem/nfsv4.1-client
>> Hopefully the Readme covers the basic setup.
>> Good luck with it, if you try it, rick
> Cool... Are you going to be attending the Bakeathon next month? If not,
> can you supply a VM or something like that so that we can try to do some
> FreeBSD client testing against the various server implementations out
> there?

I can run one, I got pretty good at it for a while for some testing. :->

> Cheers
>  Trond
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> Trond Myklebust
> Linux NFS client maintainer
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