[K12OSN] bootup slow -- nfs server not responding

Terrell Prude' Jr. microman at cmosnetworks.com
Mon Sep 8 16:11:09 UTC 2008

On Monday 08 September 2008 12:07, Rob Owens wrote:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
> >
> > Are you up to date with the current 5.2 updates?  I think one of the
> > fairly recent kernel updates had NFS performance fixes - I'm not sure if
> > it will help with this issue, though.
> All up to date -- except for the kernel.  I have that excluded in
> yum.conf in order to avoid reboots.  I'll update and reboot tonight and
> see how that goes.  Thanks for the advice.
> -Rob

Bear in mind that mainstream GNU/Linux distros--unlike MS Windows--do not 
force a reboot after you update the kernel.  So, you're safe in letting that 
happen.  Fortunately, kernel updates aren't super-common anyway.


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