kern/70880: 5.3 beta1 nfs problem

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Tue Aug 24 09:20:30 PDT 2004

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

From: Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at>
To: JJB <Barbish3 at>,
	fbsd_user <fbsd_user at>
Cc: bug-followup at
Subject: Re: kern/70880: 5.3 beta1 nfs problem
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 19:15:51 +0300

 On 2004-08-24 11:29, JJB <Barbish3 at> wrote:
 >Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
 >> There's always a balance that the release engineering team has to
 >> strike between features that some users might want to have in the
 >> default installation and the features that some people might want to
 >> keep turned off.
 > NFS has 2 versions: the client and the server. One or the other
 > version can be selected during the sysinstall process. Provisions must
 > be made to enable server version from sysinstall. Is there a
 > sysctl.conf knob to toggle nfs server on and off like there is for
 > nfsclient?
 Yes, of course.  It event takes care of /etc/exports and shows a sample
 exports file to the user.
 The initial submission of this report referred to the nfsiod daemons.
 They can be disabled as I described above, but the following also sounds
 like a good idea:
 > How about having /etc/sysctl.conf default to disabling both nfs client
 > and server, and when sysinstall nfs enable question is answered as yes
 > then remove the correct entry from /etc/sysctl.conf as part of the
 > sysinstall process. This sounds like the correct solution to me.

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