Subject: Re: No timeouts? NFS problem...
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Peter Svensson <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/13/1996 10:57:54
> Unfortunately, this made find, df, and umount all hang *permanently* on
> the other machine.  (Well, find from 12 hours ago in /etc/daily was still
> in D according to ps...)... They did *not* time out.
> They continued "correctly" as soon as I ran nfsd -tun 4 on the ex-server.
> Shouldn't nfs filesystems time out and get errors after some amount of time?

Only if the filesystem was mounted with the "soft" options. I am not at the 
NetBSD machines now, and I don't know off-hand what the option is. Look at the 
man page for mount_nfs, I think it contains the options.