Re: 2.1.80 knfsd prevents clean unmounting of exported FS.

Bill Hawes (
Wed, 21 Jan 1998 21:47:22 -0500 wrote:

> Thanks for the tip. It is a little bit unintuive though. How about
> automatically revoking all exports when the last kernel nfsd daemon
> is killed (this would happen during shutdown)? I doubt that it would
> be too much code/kernel bloat, and it would prevent some surprises
> (especially for linux machines that don't use SYSV style startup scripts
> where the concept of a 'service stop' is natural, but BSD style scripts
> instead)

OK, I'll take a look and see what's involved in revoking exports when
shutting down.

I'm hoping that once knfsd becomes the mainstream server that the
various distributions will adapt their startup scripts.