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Re: [vox-tech] odd nfs problem



On Tue, 5 Dec 2000, Henry House wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 05, 2000 at 11:28:45AM -0800, jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us wrote:
> > google sez... "are you running rpc.statd on the client?"
> 
> I wasn't...that helped somewhat. Unfortunately mutt still cannot aquire the
> lock. It reports: 'Waiting for fcntl lock...'

Does fcntl lock work under NFS?  I know there is one type of lock that
doesn't work over NFS...  I thought it was "flock()" call but the man page
says it's implemented via fcntl.

Also, could another program possibly have a lock on it and isn't letting
go?

-Mark

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