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> Dear All,
>
> I'm installing a NFS Boot Server for 65 Diskless Clients.
> The problem is that after booting 40 PC's the other clients become to
> receive errors like:
>
> NFS NOT RESPONDING STILL TRYING
> NFS OK
>
> I'm using a Slackware version 3.0 of linux for the Boot Server and I'm using
> the Bootpd 2.4 deamon.
>
> Does anybody have a similar installation ?
> Do I have to use another version of RPC.NFSD ?
> Is there a way of tuning the kernel for handling more than 40 users ?

It's quite possible that you've just overloaded your NFS server.
The messages you are seeing are one symptom of an overloaded server
that can't respond to client requests fast enough.

Russ
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