On Thu, Jun 27, 2002 at 03:09:44AM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Paul Jakma thought:
> On Wed, 26 Jun 2002, Conor Daly wrote:
>> > I did a little scripteen to clean the rmtab file when (re)starting
> > nfs. It gets the client hostnames from rmtab, pings to see if the
> > client is alive and if so, keeps its entries.
>> very cute..
>> but what about if, for some strange reason, valid clients were down
> while the server was starting NFS? (eg you have a power problem in
> your comms room, NFS server reboots but a switch or router doesnt
> boot properly).
>> have fun going round all the clients. :)
>> but that'd be a rare case - though you could perhaps save the old
> rmtab for this rare situation?
Good point. Must think on that...
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
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