[CentOS] NFS v4

Will McDonald wmcdonald at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 17:05:20 UTC 2007

On 06/06/07, Jean Figarella <jfigarella at vecna.com> wrote:
> I've been experiencing 5 to 20 seconds freezes ever since I upgraded my
> nfs server. This serves about 30 people. Anytime someone writes a big
> file to their home directory, the freezes happen. You can experience the
> freezes when browsing the internet, I guess because firefox is
> constantly writing data (cache, cookies, etc...). Other apps freeze up too.
> Now the question on my side is: can I force centos4 for serve nfs3 as
> opposed to nfs4. If I am not mistaken this is dependent on the client?
> The reason Im asking is that if I can force the server to serve nfs3
> then the clients will default to nfs3 themselves. right?

If no other suggestions help then you can mount NFS v2/3 only. Have a
quick browse though...

$ man 5 nfs


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