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SubjectRe: possible to do non-blocking write to NFS?

> Is there any way to write to an NFS-mounted filesystem in a way that will
> all of the NFS retries? Basically I want to try a write, and if the
server is
> not accessable I want to return immediately with an error code.

see the mount options for nfs
under the mount and nfs man pages

> Would setting the O_NONBLOCK flag on opening the file give me this

no it would not


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