kern/70880: 5.3 beta1 nfs problem

Ceri Davies ceri at
Mon Aug 23 15:10:14 PDT 2004

The following reply was made to PR kern/70880; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Ceri Davies <ceri at>
To: Joe <fbsd_user at>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at
Subject: Re: kern/70880: 5.3 beta1 nfs problem
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 23:03:24 +0100

 On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 07:58:20PM +0000, Joe wrote:
 > Downloaded 5.3 beta1-i386-mininstall.iso, ran md5 checksum and count
 > matched, burned to cd and installed using standard/kern-dev. Answered no
 > to both nfs option questions. On first boot nfs server is started. ps ax
 > command shows nfsiod1, nfsiod2, and nfsiod3 tasks running. /etc/rc.conf
 > does not have any nsf override statements. Only way to get rid of nfs is
 > to comment out nfs statements in kernel source and recompile kernel.
 > This is an error that needs fixing.
 nfsiod is a NFS client-side process.  In this instance they are kernel
 threads and you can turn them off if you like by adding
 vfs.nfs.iodmin=0 to /etc/sysctl.conf, or by removing the NFSCLIENT
 option from your kernel configuration.
 I have changed the Severity of this PR to something more realistic.
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