Subject: Re: nfs sync, slow
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/07/2000 17:17:20
On Thu, Dec 07, 2000 at 05:16:26PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On NetBSD we switched the default to UDP because of the problem with TCP
> mounts: if the TCP connection is broken (link down for too long, server
> reboot, etc) then the client doesn't find the NFS server and needs to be
> rebooted.

This problem has been reported for long server downtimes (> a few hours),
I think. I have never been able to reproduce it. Despite pulling
cables everywhere, clients always went on their merry way after the
link was back up.

- Frank