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Date:      Mon, 2 Oct 2006 12:16:55 -0400
From:      Bill Moran <wmoran@collaborativefusion.com>
To:        Francisco Reyes <lists@stringsutils.com>
Cc:        Michael Conlen <m@obmail.net>, questions@freebsd.org, Kris Kennaway <kris@obsecurity.org>
Subject:   Re: 6.1 and NFS
Message-ID:  <20061002121655.f1ae5954.wmoran@collaborativefusion.com>
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In response to Francisco Reyes <lists@stringsutils.com>:

> Kris Kennaway writes:
> 
> > There are a number of PRs I filed, but those aren't all of the
> > problems.  It will require fairly major work to fix - the best hope
> > would be if someone was funded to work on it.
> 
> A couple of months back the place I work for had a number of issues with 
> NFS. We tried to find someone to work with us and we were offering to pay. 
> After weeks searching I was unable to find someone. A few weeks later We got 
> in touch with Mohan Srinivasan who graciously spent time during his vacation 
> to help us.
> 
> Although I believe our problems were in a good deal related to our own 
> network quality the state of the NFS server seems to need some considerable 
> work. Also we found a couple of additional bugs with the client which made 
> things even worse.
> 
> So.. if there is someone who is willing to work on NFS.. as a contract there 
> needs to be a way for companies willing to fund it to get in touch with such 
> person(s). Perhaps there could be a list/forum where people familiar with 
> internals such as NFS, can post their availability and willingness to do 
> contract work so companies willing to fund development in a particular area 
> can get in touch with the right people. 

Have you tried contacting the Foundation?
http://www.freebsdfoundation.org/

It's my understanding that they coordinate most of this money ->
developers stuff ...

-- 
Bill Moran
Collaborative Fusion Inc.



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