At 10:16 PM 5/17/2008, Chuck Lever wrote:
>Clean up: refresh the help text for Kconfig items related to the NFS
>client. Remove obsolete URLs, and make the language consistent among
I like the patch for no other reason than (finally) getting rid
of the CODA nasty-gram:
>- A superior but less widely used alternative to NFS is provided by
>- the Coda file system; see "Coda file system support" below.
But I do have a comment - I think calling it "Sun's" protocol is unnecessary.
It's an IETF standard, and widely implemented.
>+ Choose Y here if you want to access files residing on other
>+ computers using Sun's Network File System protocol. To compile
>+ this file system support as a module, choose M here: the module
>+ will be called nfs.
> config NFS_V3
>- bool "Provide NFSv3 client support"
>+ bool "NFS client support for NFS version 3"
The new option says NFS twice.
> depends on NFS_FS
>- Say Y here if you want your NFS client to be able to speak version
>- 3 of the NFS protocol.
>+ This option enables support for version 3 of the NFS protocol
>+ (RFC 1813) in the kernel's NFS client.
And twice again.
> config NFS_V4
>- bool "Provide NFSv4 client support (EXPERIMENTAL)"
>+ bool "NFS client support for NFS version 4 (EXPERIMENTAL)"
> depends on NFS_FS && EXPERIMENTAL
Is it necessary to say "(EXPERIMENTAL)"? There are many other kernel
options that don't, but in fact are dependent.