Subject: Re: Nfs clients get frozen when NFS server crashes...
To: Martin J. Laubach <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/04/2000 19:15:26
On Wed, Oct 04, 2000 at 04:51:50PM +0000, Martin J. Laubach wrote:
> | Hum, strange. I have some NetBSD clients as well, ocasionally the servers
> | gets down (not for long periods, note) and I've *never* seen this.
>   I have my home dirs mounted via NFS, and have seen the client
> needing a reboot after the server went down -- even if the mount
> was not used at the time (ie. nobody was actually logged in).
>   I switched to use amd to decrease the window of vulnerability
> and am a happy camper since, but of course that's just a workaround.

I'm using AMD for the mounts but at last for some of them I'm *sure*
there's always mounted: I have a mrtg that gets file system free space
every 5 mn. It's also samba server for these filesystems.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.