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Old 01-30-2008, 05:19 PM   #1
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Red face Reducing the timeout duration for NFS Mount

Hello all,

My machine has several entries in the /etc/fstab related to NFS. When I reboot the machine and if the REMOTE NFS servers are not available, it takes lot of time for the machine to reboot.

Is there a option that I can set in /etc/fstab to reduce the NFS timeout duration or any other option that can be used to get rid of this long startup time?
Old 02-02-2008, 02:12 AM   #2
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check your settings in /etc/fstab of course and make sure you are set up right in is a tuning section for mounting nfs that will help...

try this


Last edited by acid_kewpie; 02-10-2008 at 10:32 AM. Reason: spam removed


nfs, timeout

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