Re: Diskless from NFS --1) nfsd (rmtab); 2) /dev
>>>>> "Olexiy" == Olexiy Ye Tykhomyrov <email@example.com> writes:
Olexiy> I think anyway the solution I suggested -- to re-write
Olexiy> nfsd to check the same mount point first was correct,
Olexiy> because tcp standard may to use time-out. Only one
Olexiy> problem, nfs uses udp :(.
Olexiy> Unmounting is not a big problem but keeping up-to-time
Olexiy> /etc/rmtab is, otherwise nfsd thinks there are lots of
Olexiy> open files.
What is /etc/rmtab? On my slink computer, it is a mile long...
I thought /etc/mtab was used here, not /etc/rmtab.
However, I think if nfsd thinks there are open files, then there
really are open files. You can't just unmount / on a Unix system, even
on shutdown. Normally, it is remounted readonly.
Olexiy> BTW, did you try diskless with Linux 2.2.12? How did you
Olexiy> make swap via NFS?
I don't think swap via NFS is a good idea. swap space needs to be
Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org>