Monting nfs at boot

Sven-Åke Svensson sa at
Thu Jan 27 12:19:53 UTC 2011

2011-01-26 17:12, Warren Block skrev:
> On Wed, 26 Jan 2011, Polytropon wrote:
>> On Wed, 26 Jan 2011 10:31:10 +0100, Sven-Åke Svensson <sa at> wrote:
>>> When booting amd64 it looks like it try to mount the nfs directories
>>> before the network is up. On the screen I can see that it try to mount
>>> and then there is a line telling that the network interface is up. There
>>> it locks up for some minutes before it continue and mounting.
>>> [...]
>>> Maybe there are some easy configuration fix, but I can't find it.
>> Check out the -l option of mount, and the corresponding
>> keyword "late" in /etc/fstab. See "man mount" for details.
>> Also see /etc/rc.d/mountlate to learn how it works (and
>> if it fits your requirements).
> Using SYNCDHCP instead of just DHCP in /etc/rc.conf ifconfig lines may
> also help.
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That solved it. When I changed from a fixed ip-address to SYNCDHCP it 
started up as it should. I don't really understand why it don't work 
with a fixed address. But it does not matter as long as I don't have to 
wait five minutes for a startup.

Thank you for your help.


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