What I mean by "won't mount file system" is that when I 'mountall' on the contrary
server, I eventually get:
"NFS server fermat not responding still trying"
"NFS server descartes not responding still trying"
The file systems are set to 'bg' in vfstab as you suggested, so the systems don't
stop while waiting on the mount.
I was just hoping there was a way to "fix" this without a reboot.
> > I have three Sun E-450s all running Solaris 8. I am sharing file
> > systems via NFS between all three. I am in a difficult situation in
> > that one of the servers won't mount file systems from the other two
> > servers. It is the busiest server. I figure a good reboot would fix
> > the problem but I just can't do that presently.
> > 'nfs.server' and 'nfs.client' is running on all three servers. I've
> > tried 'unshareall' stopping 'nfs.server' then 'shareall' and some other
> > things. Nothing has seemed to work so far.
> > Does anyone know how to make one system want to mount NFS file systems
> > when it's not in the mood, and it should? :)
> What do you mean by "won't mount file systems" ? Do you get some sort of
> error message? How about sharing that with us? :)
> In general, if you're going to have a situation where you've got these
> cross-dependencies, you'd better at least have "bg" as one of the mount
> options in vfstab on each NFS filesystem. Or use the automounter.
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