[rfc-dist] RFC 5667 on Network File System (NFS) Direct Data Placement

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        RFC 5667

        Title:      Network File System (NFS) Direct 
                    Data Placement 
        Author:     T. Talpey, B. Callaghan
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       January 2010
        Mailbox:    tmtalpey at gmail.com, 
                    brentc at apple.com
        Pages:      10
        Characters: 83728
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-nfsv4-nfsdirect-08.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5667.txt

This document defines the bindings of the various Network File System
(NFS) versions to the Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) operations
supported by the RPC/RDMA transport protocol.  It describes the use
of direct data placement by means of server-initiated RDMA operations
into client-supplied buffers for implementations of NFS versions 2,
3, 4, and 4.1 over such an RDMA transport.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Network File System Version 4 Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
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