[svlug] NFS in 2.4.2 and fcntl locks
dagmar at dsurreal.org
Tue Feb 27 14:57:01 PST 2001
On Tue, 27 Feb 2001, Robert L. Harris wrote:
> I've upgraded my 2.4.0 to 2.4.2 and the problem persists.
> I just moved my home directory to my nfs automount server. Since then
> when I run mutt or try to use mutt to save to local disk I get errors
> a number of times about fcntl locks, etc.
> These are debian boxes. The server has nfs-common, nfs-server and lockd
> installed. Client is the same except nfs-client.
> I can't save any email to my archive on my local disk. Thoughts?
Yes. flock() doesn't work over NFS mounted filesystems. Period.
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