Redhat 8.0 diskless cluster

Bogdan Costescu bogdan.costescu at iwr.uni-heidelberg.de
Fri Oct 11 10:10:56 EDT 2002


On Fri, 11 Oct 2002, Ryan Sweet wrote:

> It should also be noted that redhat's init scripts don't play well with 
> nfsroot - in particular you have to make sure that restarting the network 
> doesn't try to umount -a.

I've already suggested this several times during the last few weeks, but I 
guess it needs repeating. Put something like this in /etc/fstab:

192.168.1.1:/clients/192.168.5.1	/	nfs	noauto,rw,intr	0 0

The key here is the "noauto" option which makes any "mount -a -t nfs" or 
"umount -a -t nfs" to skip it.

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Bogdan Costescu

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