the fix for proper shutdown of a diskless, root NFS mounted linux box given below by ken yap works fine under redhat5. unfortunately, the fix doesn't seem to work for redhat6.1. has anyone else encountered/fixed the below problem for redhat6.1? help would be appreciated. ---- pablo mitchell uc berkeley combustion lab > To: email@example.com > Subject: Re: proper shutdown > From: Ken Yap <Ken.Yap@cmis.CSIRO.AU> > Date: Sat, 03 Jan 1998 01:39:28 +1100 > Content-type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" > In-reply-to: Your message of Fri, 02 Jan 1998 > 16:22:01 +0100. <34AD0619.firstname.lastname@example.org> > Reply-To: email@example.com > >>Dear Netbooters, >> >>I have some problems regarding proper shutdown >>of a netbooted system, with root NFS mounted. >> >>The standard distributions seem to kill the >>mount/nfs deamons to soon. >> >>Could anyone please present a sound shutdown >>script, not umounting NFS (and killing? should >>it be killed?) until right before shutdown? >> >>Telinit scripts call "killall" (TERM and then >>KILL) on all remaining processes running, giving >>little special treatment to NFS/mount. >>This makes it somewhat hard to write a proper >>shutdown script, or at least it has confused me >>into thinking so. > > > For RH5 at least, the solution is to rename > rc6.d/K97network to k97network. The root NFS > mount is within the kernel and is not affected > by killall but is affected by turning off the > network and thus not being able to write any > more to log files, etc. __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Talk to your friends online with Yahoo! Messenger. http://im.yahoo.com =========================================================================== This Mail was sent to netboot mailing list by: pablo mitchell <firstname.lastname@example.org> To get help about this list, send a mail with 'help' as the only string in it's body to email@example.com. If you have problems with this list, send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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