Starting Erlang

Hal Snyder <>
Thu Apr 25 16:31:25 CEST 2002


Miguel Barreiro Paz <> writes:

> The problem with NFS is that upon network failures tends to behave
> in rather unpredictable ways, from clean unmounting to mounts
> hanging or not recovering for an extremely long time (and thus
> processes with their cwd or open descriptors on that filesystem
> either hanging or dying)...

Agreed.

All too often, NFS turns small failures into large ones. And it
thereby introduces a single point of failure into a nicely distributed
OTP system, no?



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