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by talz
2013/08/23 13:55:29
Forum: CentOS 6 - Networking Support
Topic: NFS hard mounts vs soft mounts
Replies: 4
Views: 51211

Re: NFS hard mounts vs soft mounts

After a bit more reading, I think I might have a slightly better understanding of what's going on. This is what I think is happening: So basically, while the caching is not a problem if it is disabled (still not sure about this part), NFS is designed to seamlessly fit onto the filesystem. Most appli...
by talz
2013/08/23 01:05:39
Forum: CentOS 6 - Networking Support
Topic: NFS hard mounts vs soft mounts
Replies: 4
Views: 51211

Re: NFS hard mounts vs soft mounts

[quote] simon_matthews wrote: I think that the reason hard mounts are recommended is that this covers the case where the user's home directory is on an NFS server. If the server goes down, then the user can accomplish nothing anyway, so it's better to freeze the applications and wait for the server ...
by talz
2013/08/22 14:35:58
Forum: CentOS 6 - Networking Support
Topic: NFS hard mounts vs soft mounts
Replies: 4
Views: 51211

NFS hard mounts vs soft mounts

Several times over the past few years, I have had the situation where I had been using an NFS server when something happened, the client lost connection with the server, and the entire system froze. Recently I found out that this is by design. Apparently this is a result of using hard mounts, which ...
by talz
2013/05/14 15:52:47
Forum: CentOS 6 - General Support
Topic: Can't run script on tty2 at boot
Replies: 1
Views: 462

Can't run script on tty2 at boot

I'm trying to have a script run on tty2 at boot, but I'm having a bit of difficulty. Basically my attempt to do so was editing /etc/init/tty.conf to read: [code]stop on runlevel [S016] respawn instance $TTY script if [ "$TTY" = "/dev/tty2" ] then /sbin/agetty -8 38400 tty2 -n -l /usr/src/script.sh e...
by talz
2012/04/12 00:48:31
Forum: CentOS 6 - Software Support
Topic: [RESOLVED] Can dependencies be overcome with RPM?
Replies: 4
Views: 528

Re: Can dependencies be overcome with RPM?

[quote] pschaff wrote: Welcome to the CentOS fora. Please see the recommended reading for new users linked in my signature. [url=http://wiki.centos.org/FAQ/General#head-472ce8446ebcfc82ca1800f775ba0e629ac835c7]FAQ#20. Where can I get the latest version of XyZ.rpm for CentOS? I cannot find it anywher...
by talz
2012/04/11 02:17:09
Forum: CentOS 6 - Software Support
Topic: [RESOLVED] Can dependencies be overcome with RPM?
Replies: 4
Views: 528

[RESOLVED] Can dependencies be overcome with RPM?

A few days ago I tried to compile and install the newest version of the transmission torrent client on my CentOS 6. Unfortunately, it requires a version of GTK+ that is higher than the one CentOS 6 comes with. Just because I was curious of what it would take to update GTK+ on CentOS to successfully ...

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