Possibility for FreeBSD 4.11 Extended Support

Oliver Fromme olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Wed Dec 27 06:26:54 PST 2006

Robert Joosten wrote:
 > Someone pointed out to disable rpc.lockd completely but that doesn't help 
 > either. Unless the pxe-clients have to do something on their end I'm not 
 > aware of.
 > Another stated rpc.lockd is broken for years now and we should 
 > implement a dummy one accepting and positively ack all locks while 
 > doing nothing actually. That should work as long as you know what you're 
 > doing :-D My pxe clients all have separate directories so concurrent locks 
 > on one specific file shouldn't occur.

In that case you can savely mount with the -L option
(a.k.a. "-o nolockd"), an everything will just work.
No need for rpc.lockd at all.

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