Subject: Re: NFS mounts hanging
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/04/2000 02:04:39
In article <200010031609.MAA26012@snowhite.cis.uoguelph.ca>,
> I'm way out of date on the status of the NetBSD NFS code, but maybe this
> will help:
> - soft mounts will fail after N retries, whereas a hard mount will just
> keep on trying. Unless the code's busted, a hard mount should eventually
> coninue on after the server has rebooted.
> - Since the retransmit timeout does back off quite a bit, it may take a
> while for the client to retransmit and start up again after the server
> is rebooted.
What happened to spongy mounts?