Subject: Re: ex0 driver trouble in -current
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/07/2001 20:16:04
According to Wolfgang Rupprecht:
>On my sony vaio the ifconfig only works well if there are no
>outstanding NFS writes.  If there are any then the machine hangs after
>the "ifconfig XXX down" and you have to bring up the interface by hand
>to finish the buffer flushes.  The machine then goes to sleep with the 
>ethernet still powered up.

Well, have your sleep script unmount the nfs mounts prior to going to
sleep by creating a script file /etc/apm/suspend and putting:

umount -at nfs

in it.  You can remount them again in the resume script.

Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, BAE SYSTEMS