Subject: Re: nfs is hell
To: None <>
From: David Mazieres <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/01/1995 18:23:41
> Date: Wed, 1 Nov 1995 02:45:29 -0800
> From: Robert Dobbs <>
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> 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?
> -john

Have you tried mounting with the intr or soft options (e.g. mount -t
nfs -o -i,-s)?  Check out "man mount_nfs" for more details.