[CentOS] Laptop and NFS homedir

Wed Aug 26 11:33:36 UTC 2020
Robert Heller <heller at deepsoft.com>

At Wed, 26 Aug 2020 12:08:56 +0100 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> Afternoon,

> Are there any documented best practices for using NFS home directories on
> laptops? Right now, and this is on CentOS 7, when I disconnect the machine
> from the network, the desktop freezes, and I can't even tell if the machine
> switches to the wireless network. If this sort of adapter switching, which
> is standard in e.g. Windows 10, is even supported.

My (old) CentOS 6 laptop switches seemlessly between hard wired and wireless.  
I *am not* using NFS, though.  One thing that is key, you need to be sure your 
DHCP deamon is configured to give out the same IP address for both the wired 
Ethernet MAC and the wireles MAC.

NFS is somewhat fussy.

> Thanks for any insights.
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