On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 6:46 PM, John R. Dennison <jrd at gerdesas.com> wrote: > On Fri, Jun 01, 2012 at 03:36:09PM -0700, John R Pierce wrote: > > > > maybe in 2003, when Linux NFS was sketchy, this made sense. > > Unlikely back then, either. It's a userland implementation, subject to > all the same scheduling issues as any other userland app; filesystems > should not be implemented in userland for efficiency reasons. > > > > > > John > John, A process implemented in the userland may not be as efficient as one implemented as part of the kernel - but that doesn't mean it can't scale well, does it? Boris.