Subject: Re: NFS-mounted (TCP) root partitions and "halt" --> no FIN_ACK
To: None <>
From: Sean Doran <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/28/1998 20:56:44
Perry Metzger wrote:

| That's a rather hard problem.  At the time where "doshutdownhooks"
| gets called in most ports, interrupts have already been stopped and
| you're past the point where you could reasonably handle that
| cleanly. Before that, of course, you need to finish your last sync...

Oki, fair enough.  How about a cheat by not having NFS_BOOT_TCP choose
port 1023 every time, so you aren't penalized by 2*MSL when you reboot?
(Well, statistically less likely to be penalized, etc...)