NFS problems!

Matthew King matthew.king at
Thu Oct 5 10:44:07 PDT 2006

Anders Troback <freebsd at> writes:

> Hi,
> I'm having some problems with NFS lately!
> NFS server FreeBSD 6.1-RELESE
> I'm using NFS to serve /home via amd but sometimes programs hangs and
> not even kill -9 will work. I have to restart rpc.lockd, rpc.statd and
> nfsd to get rid of the programs! If one program hangs many will follow
> and some will not start. Programs like Citrix Client Manager
> (wfcmgr), konqueror, konsole and gftp are all examples on programs that
> don't start. Sins 6.2-PRERELEASE sometimes wfcmgr don't start even if
> there are no programs hanging!

You're lucky. I can't even get X to load and the whole vfs won't shut
down cleanly once I've tried.

I have yet to try other FreeBSD releases though.


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invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely
preferable to that of a mere adult.
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