[Beowulf] network filesystem

John Hearns john.hearns at streamline-computing.com
Mon Mar 5 08:26:28 PST 2007

Walid wrote:
> Our developers  had  that issue  of inconsistent  file system  view in 
> RHEL based systems, some of it is solved by disabling dir list caching, 
> another by using noac,  what the other was doing was writing 
> simultaneously to  the same file partitioned over several nodes, I told 
> this is probably not the right way to do file writing. apparently he 
> used to do it in Sun Solaris and it worked flawlessly. 

That leads me to a damn stupid question - how do NFSv4 and ROMIO 
interoperate then? Anyone got experience of that,
or is it signed "There be Dragons" ?

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