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

Marcel Moolenaar marcel at xcllnt.net
Mon Aug 1 16:31:49 GMT 2005


On Aug 1, 2005, at 6:28 AM, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:

>> 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.

This is a change from 5.x and 4.x, then. I never needed nfsclient on my
server before. Why then do I need nfsclient now, ignoring for a moment
that the nfslock pseudo-device is only present for nfsclient as that is
what I think is broken?

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  Marcel Moolenaar         USPA: A-39004          marcel at xcllnt.net



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