kern/70880: 5.3 beta1 nfs problem

fbsd_user fbsd_user at
Mon Aug 23 17:00:47 PDT 2004

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

From: "fbsd_user" <fbsd_user at>
To: "Ceri Davies" <ceri at>
Cc: <freebsd-gnats-submit at>
Subject: RE: kern/70880: 5.3 beta1 nfs problem
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 19:54:31 -0400

 Ceri wrote:
 > On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 07:58:20PM +0000, Joe wrote:
 >> Downloaded 5.3 beta1-i386-mininstall.iso, ran md5 checksum and
 >> matched, burned to cd and installed using standard/kern-dev.
 >> Answered no to both nfs option questions. On first boot nfs
 >> is started. ps ax command shows nfsiod1, nfsiod2, and nfsiod3
 >> 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
 > 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
 > Ceri
 Thanks for the work around info, But that's not the point of this
 bug report. In case you missed the meaning: there should not be any
 nfs anything running on a clean install when the sysinstall
 questions to enable nfs are answered as no. This is not something
 that has ever been part of past stable releases so it must be turned
 on in the kernel by mistake. The release built team must build a
 true kernel.generic module which has kernel debugging and nfs kernel
 options turned off. Creating a stable 5.3 release is my
 understanding of the goal of the 5.3 beta weekly build series.
 Reports of these kinds of bugs get a high severity so they get fixed
 by next weeks build so why would you change this PR's Severity? If
 anything you should have directed this PR to the leader of the
 release build team so they can address this bug by next Fridays

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