Re: SUMMARY: NFS mounting /var/spool/mail && file locking

From: Bill Wisner (
Date: Sat Oct 03 1992 - 21:46:06 CDT (Casper H.S. Dik) writes:
>Intr is not the opposite of hard. We have all our nfs mounted
>filesystems mounted hard. All nfs filesystems mounted r/w should
>be mounted hard or lots of things will break at random moments.

Some would argue (I'm not sure if I personally have the energy) that
software written with proper error handling *won't* break when the
filesystem is temporarily unavailable.

In other words: they break, but they shouldn't.

w. <> <wisner@EBay.Sun.COM> Gryphon Gang Mountain View CA

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