Re: SUMMARY: NFS mounting /var/spool/mail && file locking

From: Eduardo Rodriguez (
Date: Thu Oct 01 1992 - 09:45:21 CDT

In article <>, (Jack Bryans) writes:
> How do those using a shared mail spool mount it? We've had few problems
> w/hard mount for the past two years, but a recent network glitch equivalent
> to yanking the ethernet cable from the back of our mail server was a
> disaster for the entire net, what w/comsat leaving most users thinking the
> machine was hung up. A ton of abandoned processes left idle machines w/load
> levels of 8 and more.
> So, how do you mount your mail spool -- soft, intr, or what?
intr. In soft it's easy to lost data (when NFS problems).


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