Bug#835810: systemd nfs mount timeout leaves mount unit in active state, preventing later automounts

Tero Marttila tero.marttila at paivola.fi
Sun Aug 28 16:24:53 BST 2016

The fstab entry for this specific mount:

> nfs.test.pvl:mail       /srv/mail       nfs4    defaults,auto,nodev,nosuid,noatime,x-systemd.automount  0       0

  -- Tero Marttila

On 28.08.2016 18:00, Felipe Sateler wrote:
> Control: tags -1 moreinfo
> On 28 August 2016 at 10:08, Tero Marttila <tero.marttila at paivola.fi> wrote:
>> Package: systemd
>> Version: 215-17+deb8u4
>> In a scenario where the NFS server is not yet up when mounting an NFS share
>> at boot, the systemd *.mount unit times out and gets stuck in a somewhat odd
>> "active (mounted)" state, even though it is not actually mounted. This
>> appears to prevent any systemd *.automount unit from being able to later
>> mount it when the NFS server does come back online.
> Could you attach your fstab info as well?

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