6.0-BETA1: rpc.lockd broken for NFS server only configuration

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Mon Aug 1 13:29:02 GMT 2005

Marcel Moolenaar <marcel at xcllnt.net> writes:
> This tells me that NFS locking does not work if rpc.lockd is not
> running on the server.


> I could of course add nfsclient to my kernel configuration file, but
> that annihilates the effort to split the server functionality from
> the client functionality, so that's no solution.

No.  A server needs both nfsserver and nfsclient, but a client needs
only nfsclient.

> In short: NFS locking is broken again

Not at all.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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