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Date:      Sat, 15 Apr 1995 14:36:27 -0400
From:      Garrett Wollman <>
To:        Brian Tao <>
Subject:   Re: Processes not dying! 
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<<On Sat, 15 Apr 1995 02:10:42 +0800 (CST), Brian Tao <> 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.


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