nfs and ext2 option for maximum relyability
Juri Haberland <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Fri, 28 Jul 2000 17:18:52 +0200
Juri Haberland wrote:
> System V wrote:
> > - Are there some NFS or EXT2 options which will give more relyablility?
> Try to mount your fs with -o sync. This slows down the writes but helps
> ensuring that things are written properly - though I'm not sure it would
> prevent data loss in any circumstance...
Actually, this wasn't quiet clear. You can mount the ext2-fs on your
servers with -o sync and you can use nfsv3 on your clients and servers
to also have that sync behavior - though nfsv3 is -in its current state-
not as reliable as nfsv2, which works always asynchronous.
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