Subject: Re: No timeouts? NFS problem...
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/12/1996 23:35:09
Peter Seebach <> writes:

> Shouldn't nfs filesystems time out and get errors after some amount of time?

I don't think most NFS implementations ever do this.  I had 100k of
"nfs server squished down; still trying" on my old Ultrix box.

If you have soft mounts it will.

     -s      A soft mount, which implies that file system calls will fail af-
             ter Retry round trip timeout intervals.