Re: race in autofs / nfs

From: Olaf Hering (
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 12:48:16 EST

On Mon, Feb 12, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> Olaf Hering wrote:
> >
> > The autofs4.o is the culprit, it works perfect with autofs.o.
> >
> > What would happen if I stick with autofs.o now?
> > The docu recommends autofs4 in modules.conf.
> >
> I don't know who came up with that idea. You should use the module that
> matches your daemon, and not try to hack around so that there is a
> module/daemon mismatch.

cantaloupe:~ # /usr/sbin/automount -v
Linux automount version 4.0.0

We had 4.0pre7 in 7.0 and 4.0pre9 in 7.1.
I would really like to know _where_ it hangs, Trond sent me a printk
patch but this one was not called.
I will try to get a i386 SMP machine to see if its ppc specific.

Gruss Olaf

 $ man clone

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