Bug 134326 - nfs-server hangs on starting if network is not present
nfs-server hangs on starting if network is not present
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: nfs-utils (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Steve Dickson
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2004-10-01 09:21 EDT by Remo Wyss
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-15 07:48:06 EDT
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Description Remo Wyss 2004-10-01 09:21:19 EDT
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Description of problem:
when i boot our server, nfs won't start if the network (internet) is
not reachable. When i restart the nfs-server without a
internet-connection, nfs starting needs 10 Minutes to get up, and no
client can mount the nfs share. 

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. disconnect the internet connection
2. service nfs restart

Actual Results:  I wait 10 Minutes, but the clients can't mount the

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Comment 1 Steve Dickson 2004-10-15 07:48:06 EDT
This is probably more of a DNS or NIS issue than
an NFS issue since NFS (and other system daemon) 
need to do name to ip address resolution. Please
reopen if this is not the case

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