suspend to RAM and NFS /home

Gordon Messmer yinyang at
Fri Jul 16 08:21:03 UTC 2010

I have a workstation that mounts /home from an NFS server.  I'd like to 
be able to suspend it at night, but the system hangs before it suspends 
if I try.

It only seems to hang if I'm logged in and have files open on the NFS 
file system.  If I log in as root on a tty instead and run "pm-suspend", 
the system will suspend and resume perfectly as far as I can tell.

Is there a trick to suspend when using NFS, or is this just impossible 
these days?  I've tried it now and again for several years.  It works 
occasionally, but is broken most of the time.

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