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    SubjectRe: Is this the correct list for NFS probs (2.2.x kernels) ?
    ron flory <> writes:

    > Several of us are seeing subtle problems with the NFS system under
    > 2.2.x.
    > Since the NFS stuff was moved into kernel-space, there has been a
    > significant increase in tasks freezing due to NFS being device-locked.
    > This can be easily reproduced by mounting a remote system, then shutting
    > down that remote system without unmounting it.
    > Shell sessions attempting to access directories on the shut-down
    > machine lock-up solid (device-locked), and they cannot be killed by any
    > means. Back when NFS was user-space we could at least kill, then
    > restart these errant sessions.
    > If curious, we are using 2.2.9 on x86 arch.

    Are you using the 'intr' mount option? Without it, you should indeed
    be seeing the behaviour described above.


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