How do I force a hard NFS mount to re-establish it's connection with the NFS server instead of retrying indefinitely?

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  • There is a network issue in our environment, that is not fixable in the near future, that causes our NFS hard mounts to not reconnect after a network outage
  • The NFS server is available, but the path to the server has changed, and the clients do not automatically reconnect.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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