Question on 5.5-RELEASE "Open Issues"

Scott Tuc Ellentuch at T-B-O-H ml at
Tue Jun 13 23:09:22 UTC 2006

> Scott Tuc Ellentuch at T-B-O-H wrote:
> > 	I'm being forced to upgrade from 5.3 to 5.4+ on a server.
> > Unfortunately, its an incredibly important server so I can't muck
> > around with it much. I'm looking to go to 5.5 to get a jump, but I
> > see in there is
> > an issue talking about NFSv4 client. This server is a critical
> > NFS server to other 5.3 and 5.4 servers. I was wondering if it was
> > truely limited to 5.5 as a client.
> > 
> > 	Is anyone running NFS server on 5.5-RELEASE? Is this 
> > something I'll have to worry about turning around and biting
> > me?
> There is no problem. The v4 refers to the version of the protocol not
> the version of the client or server.

	I totally zoned out about the version. I was off in network
land thinking IPv4 and IPv6. 
> AFAIK there is both nfs v3 and v4 client, but no nfs v4 server in the
> base system. The nfs v4 server is in development and I think code can be
> downloaded if you want to experiment.
> But what you have been using so far is most likely v3 for both server
> and client.
	No, your totally right. I'll go back to lurking in the corner.

		Thanks, Tuc

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