Subject: Re: No timeouts? NFS problem...
To: Phil Knaack <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/14/1996 09:27:51
> 	Also, the manpage states that "-b" is useful in the fstab if you want
> a filesystem mounted but which are not important to multiuser operation. It
> is my understanding that it will begin trying the mount, and after a certain
> amount of time it will fail, fork off a child to continue trying, and then 
> itself exit. I even see code to this effect in mount_nfs.c.
> 	But that isn't what in fact happens .. it just hangs forever.

I have noticed this, too.  Would be real nice if it worked.