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Date:      Sat, 15 Apr 1995 14:36:27 -0400
From:      Garrett Wollman <wollman@halloran-eldar.lcs.mit.edu>
To:        Brian Tao <taob@aries.ibms.sinica.edu.tw>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Processes not dying! 
Message-ID:  <9504151836.AA11786@halloran-eldar.lcs.mit.edu>
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<<On Sat, 15 Apr 1995 02:10:42 +0800 (CST), Brian Tao <taob@aries.ibms.sinica.edu.tw> said:

>     Doesn't wuarchive suggest soft, interruptible mounts for exactly
> this reason?  On that subject, is there any disadvantage to mounting
> NFS drives soft,intr?  Could be make mount_nfs default to these two
> options, or would that be going against some long-standing UNIX
> tradition?

`soft,intr' breaks traditional UNIX filesystem semantics even more
than regular NFS does.

-GAWollman

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