[sclug] NFS exports and transient network

Darren Davison darren at davisononline.org
Tue Nov 1 14:03:55 UTC 2005

On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 01:17:03PM +0000, David Given wrote:
> Yes, it's simply not designed for transient networks. As Bob says, using intr 
> *may* help, but it may also cause you horrible grief... you may want to use a 
> protocol such as SMB instead. (It'll still fail horribly if the network goes 
> down, but in a different way.)

thanks for the insight, I'll enable the intr option on the NFS mounts and see
what happens.

I actually do have some CIFS (ex-SMB) directories mounted over the VPN which
suffer the same problem.  The man page for mount.cifs doesn't suggest that
similar options are available for this type of mount...


Darren Davison
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