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On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 05:32:09PM +0300, Jukka Marin wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 12:11:10PM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> > > Yep, that's why I'm using -X.
> > 
> > That option never caused a problem for me.
> > 
> > My NetBSD NFS servers works very well for me, definitely much better
> > than the Linux NFS server at work.
> I don't think there's a problem with the server.  I think it's the client
> that is having problems.  In fact, no matter what happens to the server
> or the network cable, the switches or whatever, the NFS client should
> never become unusable.  (Well, as long as /, /usr, /var and other
> essential things are on a local disk.)
> Sure, if the network dies, you will no longer be able to access the remote
> disks, but you should still be able to kill off the processes trying to
> do so.

Did you mount with '-o intr' ? If not, it's expected that a process
trying to access a unaccessible NFS mount is unkillable.

Also if your /home is on NFS it's expected that most users processes
will hang on it. I found that a lot of things wants to acces $HOME (including
the shells) for good or bad reasons ...

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.  
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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