2008-01-25 18:36:38

by Chuck Lever III

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Subject: Re: [PATCH 000/112] What's in the NFS queue for linux-2.6.25

On Jan 25, 2008, at 1:26 PM, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-01-25 at 18:35 +0100, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 11:59:13AM -0500, Trond Myklebust wrote:
>>> * More IPv6 cleanups from Chuck. NFSv4 support for IPv6
>>> should now
>>> almost be complete (IPv6 callback support is still not
>>> ready).
>> Does this mean we can start beta testing these features out in the
>> distributions now? Is nfs-utils (in particular nfsd/mountd) ready?
> No. I'm talking about the kernel client support only. Server
> support is
> a different matter...
> I believe Chuck still has to make a change to the nfs-utils 'mount' in
> order to make it capable of resolving IPv6 DNS lookups.

There are some missing glibc/tirpc pieces required for the mount
command to support binding IPv6 sockets. I'm still sorting things
out, but I expect to have something available for testing Linux NFSv4
mounting against IPv6-enabled servers (Solaris, at least) soon.

Chuck Lever