[ngw] OES2 hangs on shutdown or reboot

Joseph Acquisto joea at j4computers.com
Thu Sep 13 13:45:06 UTC 2012

just using mount command, with ncp defined in /etc/fstab

joe a.

>>> Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> 09/13/12 9:34 AM >>>
How are you mounting them in the first place? Using ncpmount or the
commands from the Novell Client for Linux? If you're using ncpmount try NCL
instead and see if that plays more nicely.

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On Sep 13, 2012 8:55 AM, "Joseph Acquisto" <joea at j4computers.com> wrote:

> Posting here as well as elsewhere:
> I have this OES2 server that hangs on shutdown or reboot, when un mounting
> remote (ncp) volumes.   This happened on OES as well.
> I created a script for /etc/init.d/halt.local that sniffs out and umounts
> these volumes.  Works great from the command line.
> But, server hangs on reboot running /etc/init.d/halt.local.
> I can see this is after networking is shutdown.  At least after eth(n) are
> turned off.
> So, I suspect, umount cannot make nice when it cannot speak to the
> remotes.  Like stuff I have read about
> similar issues with NFS and other remote mounts.
> Can I just sneak up the ladder of the shutdown sequence and run this
> script just before comms are (is ?) shutdown?  (That is not
> as straight forward as I initially thought, however.)
> Or are there better solutions?
> joe a
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