2008-02-12 21:08:54

by [email protected]

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Subject: Re: [PATCH 04/11] NFSD: Update help text for CONFIG_NFSD

On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 05:11:54PM -0500, Chuck Lever wrote:
> Clean up: refresh the help text for Kconfig items related to the NFS
> server. Remove obsolete URLs, and make the language consistent among
> the options.

Also applied, thanks.--b.

>
> Signed-off-by: Chuck Lever <[email protected]>
> ---
>
> fs/Kconfig | 76 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------------------
> 1 files changed, 47 insertions(+), 29 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/Kconfig b/fs/Kconfig
> index 9427c73..7ef9f05 100644
> --- a/fs/Kconfig
> +++ b/fs/Kconfig
> @@ -1665,56 +1665,74 @@ config NFSD
> select PROC_FS if NFSD_V4
> select PROC_FS if SUNRPC_GSS
> help
> - If you want your Linux box to act as an NFS *server*, so that other
> - computers on your local network which support NFS can access certain
> - directories on your box transparently, you have two options: you can
> - use the self-contained user space program nfsd, in which case you
> - should say N here, or you can say Y and use the kernel based NFS
> - server. The advantage of the kernel based solution is that it is
> - faster.
> + Choose Y here if you want to allow other computers to access
> + files residing on this system using Sun's Network File System
> + protocol. To compile the NFS server support as a module,
> + choose M here: the module will be called nfsd.
>
> - In either case, you will need support software; the respective
> - locations are given in the file <file:Documentation/Changes> in the
> - NFS section.
> + You may choose to use a user-space NFS server instead, in which
> + case you can choose N here.
>
> - If you say Y here, you will get support for version 2 of the NFS
> - protocol (NFSv2). If you also want NFSv3, say Y to the next question
> - as well.
> + To export local file systems using NFS, you also need to install
> + user space programs which can be found in the Linux nfs-utils
> + package, available from http://linux-nfs.org/. More detail about
> + the Linux NFS server implementation is available via the
> + exports(5) man page.
>
> - Please read the NFS-HOWTO, available from
> - <http://www.tldp.org/docs.html#howto>.
> + Below you can choose which versions of the NFS protocol are
> + available to clients mounting the NFS server on this system.
> + Support for NFS version 2 (RFC 1094) is always available when
> + CONFIG_NFSD is selected.
>
> - To compile the NFS server support as a module, choose M here: the
> - module will be called nfsd. If unsure, say N.
> + If unsure, say N.
>
> config NFSD_V2_ACL
> bool
> depends on NFSD
>
> config NFSD_V3
> - bool "Provide NFSv3 server support"
> + bool "NFS server support for NFS version 3"
> depends on NFSD
> help
> - If you would like to include the NFSv3 server as well as the NFSv2
> - server, say Y here. If unsure, say Y.
> + This option enables support in your system's NFS server for
> + version 3 of the NFS protocol (RFC 1813).
> +
> + If unsure, say Y.
>
> config NFSD_V3_ACL
> - bool "Provide server support for the NFSv3 ACL protocol extension"
> + bool "NFS server support for the NFSv3 ACL protocol extension"
> depends on NFSD_V3
> help
> - Implement the NFSv3 ACL protocol extension for manipulating POSIX
> - Access Control Lists on exported file systems. NFS clients should
> - be compiled with the NFSv3 ACL protocol extension; see the
> - CONFIG_NFS_V3_ACL option. If unsure, say N.
> + Solaris NFS servers support an auxiliary NFSv3 ACL protocol that
> + never became an official part of the NFS version 3 protocol.
> + This protocol extension allows applications on NFS clients to
> + manipulate POSIX Access Control Lists on files residing on NFS
> + servers. NFS servers enforce POSIX ACLs on local files whether
> + this protocol is available or not.
> +
> + This option enables support in your system's NFS server for the
> + NFSv3 ACL protocol extension allowing NFS clients to manipulate
> + POSIX ACLs on files exported by your system's NFS server. NFS
> + clients which support the Solaris NFSv3 ACL protocol can then
> + access and modify ACLs on your NFS server.
> +
> + To store ACLs on your NFS server, you also need to enable ACL-
> + related CONFIG options for your local file systems of choice.
> +
> + If unsure, say N.
>
> config NFSD_V4
> - bool "Provide NFSv4 server support (EXPERIMENTAL)"
> + bool "NFS server support for NFS version 4 (EXPERIMENTAL)"
> depends on NFSD && NFSD_V3 && EXPERIMENTAL
> select RPCSEC_GSS_KRB5
> help
> - If you would like to include the NFSv4 server as well as the NFSv2
> - and NFSv3 servers, say Y here. This feature is experimental, and
> - should only be used if you are interested in helping to test NFSv4.
> + This option enables support in your system's NFS server for
> + version 4 of the NFS protocol (RFC 3530).
> +
> + To export files using NFSv4, you need to install additional user
> + space programs which can be found in the Linux nfs-utils package,
> + available from http://linux-nfs.org/.
> +
> If unsure, say N.
>
> config LOCKD
>