[arch-dev-public] netfs daemon script failing on shutdown

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 11:09:27 EST 2008

On Jan 3, 2008 9:54 AM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 2, 2008 2:49 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've noticed lately that netfs always fails to shut down correctly,
> > and I was wondering if this is just my system or if others are also
> > noticing this. An easy way to check:
> > sudo /etc/rc.d/netfs restart
> >
> > If you see a [FAIL], you're in the same boat as me. Let me know and
> > I'll file a bug report if more people have the same issue.
> What netfs filesystems do you have mounted? samba? nfs?

$ mount
nfsd on /proc/fs/nfsd type nfsd (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
cork:/home/dmcgee on /home/dmcgee/cork type nfs (rw,addr=

That is it. cork is always up when I'm trying to shutdown, so that
isn't the problem. An "lsof | grep cork" right before I run
"/etc/rc.d/netfs restart" yields no results, and yet the shutdown
still fails (but the startup is a success).

Running the umount command manually from the daemon script, as root,
yields a return value of 1 (although the NFS mount is unmounted
according to mount output). Running mount returns 0 (and the NFS share
is remounted).

Vaguely related, but it is also odd that mount has its path fully
spelled out (/bin/mount) while umount does not. That doesn't make a
difference though.


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