Specifying root mount options on diskless boot.

Rick Macklem rmacklem at uoguelph.ca
Sun Jan 9 18:44:06 UTC 2011

> Daniel Braniss writes...
> > I have it pxebooting nicely and running with an NFS root
> > but it then reports locking problems: devd, syslogd, moused (and
> > maybe
> > others) lock their PID file to protect against multiple instances.
> > Unfortunately, these daemons all start before statd/lockd and so the
> > locking fails and reports "operation not supported".
> Are you mounting /var via nfs?
You can use the "nolockd" mount option to make locking happen locally in
the client. (Only a problem if the file(s) being locked are concurrently
shared with other clients.) I don't know if this would fix your diskless


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