suspend to RAM and NFS /home

Terry Barnaby terry1 at beam.ltd.uk
Sat Jul 17 08:06:24 UTC 2010


On 16/07/10 18:47, Gordon Messmer wrote:
> On 07/16/2010 10:29 AM, Gordon Messmer wrote:
>> On 07/16/2010 03:10 AM, Terry Barnaby wrote:
>>> I have found that I have to use the network init script rather than
>>> NetworkManager. NetworkManager tries to unmount all of the NFS file system
>>> before sleeping and this hangs.
>>>
>>> So I did "chkconfig NetworkManager off" and "chkconfig network on".
>>
>> I've already done that.  You're using an NFS /home and this works for you?
>
> I think this was the hint I needed.  I reconfigured my ethernet
> interface to use a static address rather than DHCP, and the problem
> cleared up.  Thanks, Terry!
>
> I don't think I'd have ever thought of that.  Watching the logs during a
> suspend, I could see that the ethernet device was suspended before a
> number of other things happened. I didn't really pay attention to the
> fact that dhclient was suspended by one of the pm-utils scripts.
No problem, but note that I use DHCP ok ...
This is really a bug/feature in NetworkManager that I have already reported.

Cheers


Terry


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