[sclug] NFS exports and transient network

David Given dg at cowlark.com
Tue Nov 1 15:17:23 UTC 2005

On Tuesday 01 November 2005 14:07, Darren Davison wrote:
> problem is, the mounts continue to lock long after the server has come
> back. If the server disappears and returns without me trying to access the
> mount point in any way, I'm fine.  If I access it while the server has
> wandered off then I'm screwed until I force a power down.  (Although now I
> mention it, that may be the CIFS mounts, not the NFS ones : see other
> response in this thread)

Well, NFS certainly shouldn't do that. The mounts should all come back to life 
a short time after the NFS server goes away.

You say you're running off a VPN --- does it always come back with the same IP 
address? If not it'll bork amazingly.

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