Subject: Re: mount -a -t nfs hanging...
To: Jesper Nilsson <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/30/1997 10:09:52
Quoting Jesper Nilsson,

> Tjo!

> When I went current (first 10 december, later 10 january)
> on these boxes I got a problem with the diskless machines
> hanging on mount -a -t nfs in the rc script.

> After that, ping works but nothing higher.

> The funny thing is that if I reboot to single I can
> mount all filesystems, but when going multiuser
> the machine irrevocably hangs.

> Replacing /sbin/mount_nfs with the old (Apr 26) copy
> the machines boot up just fine.

> When I looked in doc/CHANGES it said:
>         ...
>         change default for nfs mounts to not do a connect on the socket.
>                 Add option -C to force a connected mount. Now option -c
>                 is still there, but it is the default. Maybe amd should
>                 be changed similarly. [christos 961027]
>         ...

Well, that's a coincidence, because Matthias Drochner just reported the same
problem to me (with a fix) today. Let me know if you need the fix right now,
or can wait a few days for it to show up in -current.

- Frank