NFS with copy
What is it?
This is a change to the NFS implementation for Linux, along with a change
to the sendfile system call. The purpose is to give Linux the feature that
Off++ has: being able to copy bytes from one place to another without going
through the client node.
Who did it?
The implementation is due to
Gorka Guardiola with some help from
Refer to my papers page and read some paper about
boxes, or composite calls. The ideas behind are the same.
There is a patch for nfsd (2.2beta48) and a patch for the (2.2.12) kernel. If you need anything
else, let us know.