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Re: Fwd: Namenode and metadata backups via NFS
One of the ideas is to use interruptible and soft mount as well as
lowering the timeo value. A particular timeo value is, perhaps, up to
you depends on the environment and requirements your setup has.


> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 07:08, Tobias Schlottke
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Hi there,
> >
> > We've just set up a Namenode that backups its metadata (as recommended) on an NFS store.
> > Since this NFS-Mount is not a netapp appliance and can go down anytime,
> > I just checked what happens if it goes down and found the DFS no longer reacting until it came back.
> >
> > Is there some best practice on how to configure NFS-Server or the namenode not to lock / ignore a mount thats going down?
> >
> > I'm using CDH beta 2.
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Tobias