> > On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 6:25 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote: > >> On 11/12/2013 3:18 PM, Rita wrote: >> > Is there a tunable to set NFS hard mount time out? For instance, if the >> > server becomes unavailable for extended amount of time, say 1 hour. I >> would >> > like to timeout after 30 secs. >> >> timeout and do what, unmount the share, and error to the client app >> thats trying to do a read(),write(),open(),stat(),etc ? >> >> >>>On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 7:21 PM, Rita <rmorgan466 at gmail.com> wrote: >>> Yes, unmount the share and error to the client app. >>> ... so you want tunable options to turn hard NFS mounts into soft NFS mounts and just not call it a 'soft' mount? https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/5/html/Deployment_Guide/s1-nfs-client-config-options.html http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v1r1/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.itsmc.doc_5.3.3%2Fans50000127.htm -- Even the Magic 8 ball has an opinion on email clients: Outlook not so good.