Re: how to stop kernel nfsd?

From: Christian Kujau
Date: Wed Jun 10 2009 - 15:25:22 EST

On Wed, 10 Jun 2009, Harald Dunkel wrote:
> To terminate the nfs service Lenny's /etc/init.d/nfs-kernel-server tries
> kill -INT <pid>

Mine does: start-stop-daemon --stop --name nfsd
...thus sending signal 15 (terminate) to the nfsd processes. Not sure what
INT does to nfsd.

> Surely I am not asking for support for Lenny's kernel. But it would be
> interesting to know what the kernel nfs daemons are supposed to do when
> they receive a signal. AFAICS this is not documented.

It's called nfs-kernel-server because it communicates with the kernel NFS
moduels, but it's a userspace issue nonetheless, methinks:

(I justed tested it: kill -INT ends the nfsd processes, but I'm not sure
if graceful or not...)

BOFH excuse #245:

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