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Re: NFS Servers, deadlocks and symlinks

On Sat, Jan 05, 2002 at 11:19:30PM -0800, elf@florence.buici.com wrote:
> I'll start with the question(s) for the impatient.  Is anyone
> experiencing deadlocks between nfs-kernel-server and ext3?  How about
> symlink errors using nfs-user-server?  There is nothing in the debian
> bugs database about either of these problems.  Nor is there anything
> about the ext3 deadlock in google.

This seems like a great question for debian-user, but not debian-devel.

> experiencing NFS errors complaining about too many symlinks.  It's
> root filesystem is mounted from server:/tftpboot/seashore which is a
> symlink to /a/dev/sde1/seashore.  I wouldn't expect this to be a
> problem.  Should I?

Can you symlink /tftpboot to /a/dev/sde1 instead? I have that
configuration working fine here (booting a linux PC with etherboot,
on ext2, with the user-space NFS server).

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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