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NFS Illustrated by Brent Callaghan

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Footnotes

Preface

1. It is still available today via the Connectathon Web site (www.connectathon.org).

Chapter 1

1. See RFC 959.

2. UNIX to UNIX CoPy. A variation of the UNIX cp command that copied files from one UNIX system to another over a serial line or modem connection.

Chapter 2

1. ISO ASN.1 X.209

2. The Rpcgen compiler is made available by vendors that support the ONC RPC toolkit. It is bundled with most versions of UNIX.

Chapter 3

1. Although in principle UDP can support 64-KB datagrams, in practice large datagrams will be fragmented according to the MTU (message transfer unit) size of the underlying medium. Ethernet, for instance, supports an MTU of about 1500 KB. So an 8-KB NFS READ will require 6 fragments. A 64-KB datagram on Ethernet ...

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