Subject: Re: nfs is hell
To: Robert Dobbs <email@example.com>
From: Frank van der Linden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/01/1995 14:13:00
Quoting Robert Dobbs,
> Are there any suggestions for 'nice' nfs settings that don't lock up
> the machine when a server crashes? Even nqnfs locks solid on the attempt
> to kill the process. Where to start to fix the code to not be so evil?
Have you tried the -i (interruptible) and -s ('soft') flags to an NFS
mount (see mount_nfs(8)) ? They may help you in cases like this. It's been
a while since I have tried those myself, though.