Subject: Re: TCP NFS mounts of swap/root ?
To: Sean Doran <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/28/1998 09:31:46
On Wed, 28 Oct 1998 18:13:14 +0100 (CET)
Sean Doran <email@example.com> wrote:
> Playing around, though, revealed a kinky requirement and I don't
> know if it can be met -- can I do NFS over TCP for the root
> partition and the swap partition? I tried specifying a -T in
> the fstab (I also supply nfsmntpt=/swap, which is neat), but had
> no luck.
options NFS_BOOT_TCP # use TCP for the root file system mount
For swap, rather than "mounting" the swap file, just make a /swap0 file
and specify it. Since it's on your root file system, it will naturally
whichever transport your root is using.
Jason R. Thorpe firstname.lastname@example.org
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