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SubjectRe: Mounting NFS root FS

On Dec 5 2006 15:12, Trond Myklebust wrote:
>On Tue, 2006-12-05 at 20:59 +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
JE>>>> Since we're on the topic locking, is it because I am not running
JE>>>> statd on the client that my NFS client hangs during boot phase?
TM>>>
TM>>>If you have applications that try to set locks before rpc.statd is up
TM>>>and running, then that would explain it.
JE>>
JE>>Even if the nfs mount is mounted using -o ro,nolock?
TM>
TM>No. The 'nolock' option means that the NFS client will use the VFS posix
TM>locks only, which will not depend on rpc.statd.
TM>

By trying a little I found out that it is unionfs which has problems
with locking.
So on the NFS side (nfs-only, no unionfs above it) all is fine.


-`J'
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