Questions about HUP'ing nfsd
jamesh at lanl.gov
Fri Oct 12 08:53:17 PDT 2007
On Fri, 2007-10-12 at 08:25 -0700, Michael Smith wrote:
> Hello All:
> We have a NAS that's running 6.2 with nfds, mountd, rpc_statd,
> rpcbind and rpc_lockd. Last night we had a scenario where nfs
> clients, once disconnected, couldn't reconnect to the NAS, reporting
> RPC timeouts.
I've had RPC timeouts before. Turned out my NFS was misconfigured - I
had a weird flag in /etc/rc.conf that was preventing mountd from
loading. Could be someone made an undocumented change - you may want to
> My question is, in troubleshooting this sort of thing, is there a
> proper sequence for stopping and restarting the various services
> associated with nfs? Any hints would be greatly appreciated.
Linux usually likes an exportfs -r, service portmap restart, service nfs restart. I've usually gone for a
similar thing in FreeBSD. Something like:
I think that does it all. Otherwise, there's always shutdown NOW and
then a ctrl-d. If you're not sshing in, of course.
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