kern/70880: 5.3 beta1 nfs problem

JJB Barbish3 at
Tue Aug 24 09:30:33 PDT 2004

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

From: "JJB" <Barbish3 at>
To: "Giorgos Keramidas" <keramida at>,
	"fbsd_user" <fbsd_user at>
Cc: <bug-followup at>
Subject: RE: kern/70880: 5.3 beta1 nfs problem
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 12:28:15 -0400

 Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
 > On 2004-08-24 11:29, JJB <Barbish3 at> wrote:
 >> Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
 >>> There's always a balance that the release engineering team has
 >>> strike between features that some users might want to have in
 >>> 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
 >> 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
 > 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
 >> as part of the sysinstall process. This sounds like the correct
 >> solution to me.
 This is all good to me. Can you make it happen by beta2 release
 cycle?  If not please keep me informed when it gets into the Beta
 testing cycle so I can test it before the final stable release.

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