Re: Creation of nfs-client package
On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, Anders Hammarquist wrote:
> In the process of updating the knfs package I realized that rpc.statd should
> be running on the clients (for network locking to work nicely on a 2.1.x
> kernel). Also, there is the problem of showmount being in the nfs-server
> package (it too can be handy on a client). Therefore I propose that we create
> a nfs-client package, consisting of the current /etc/init.d/mountnfs.sh
> script (modified to optionally start rpc.statd). /usr/sbin/rpc.(k)statd,
> showmount, and whatever else is needed to support an NFS client.
Would this imply that extrenous processes like protmap could be removed
from the boot sequence? I have lots of machines that don't use rpc
services and I'd rather they never be loaded.