NFS - DNS fail stops boot in mountlate

Julian H. Stacey jhs at
Fri Jan 7 15:50:51 UTC 2011

> I've seen a regression in 8 at work where NFS mounts seem to fail on DNS on 
> every boot (we have a small number of mounts, < 10) whereas 7 worked fine on 
> every boot.  I haven't tracked it down yet, but 8 is certainly more fragile 
> than 7 for mounting NFS on boot.

/etc/defaults/rc.conf has	nfs_server_flags="-u -t -n 4"

Once I had a server with example	 /etc/rc.conf -n 10 
& had problems when I added partions beyond eg 10 ...
so I suggest check rc.conf against fstab & /etc/exports

Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich
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