Subject: Re: NFS mounts hanging
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/04/2000 02:04:39
In article <>,
 <> wrote:
> I'm way out of date on the status of the NetBSD NFS code, but maybe this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?