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Re: [Help] How should i FORCE umount NFS-server directory??

On Tue, 22 Apr 2003 10:49, axacheng wrote:
> Could u tell me how should i FORCEFULLY umount NFS-server directory  from
> NFS-client ???

If the NFS server is gone for good then one thing I have done in the past is 
to add the server's IP address to device lo:1, then the localhost can respond 
to the umount requests and it can proceed quickly.

NB This is a nasty hack and has not been tested recently.  It can result in 
data loss.

http://www.coker.com.au/selinux/   My NSA Security Enhanced Linux packages
http://www.coker.com.au/bonnie++/  Bonnie++ hard drive benchmark
http://www.coker.com.au/postal/    Postal SMTP/POP benchmark
http://www.coker.com.au/~russell/  My home page

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