Subject: Re: nfs is hell
To: None <email@example.com>
From: David Mazieres <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/01/1995 18:23:41
> Date: Wed, 1 Nov 1995 02:45:29 -0800
> From: Robert Dobbs <email@example.com>
> Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org
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> X-Loop: current-users@NetBSD.ORG
> 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 mounting with the intr or soft options (e.g. mount -t
nfs -o -i,-s)? Check out "man mount_nfs" for more details.