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SubjectRe: Reproducible NFS Kernel Crashing Bug!

On Thu, 16 Jun 2005, Lee Revell wrote:

> On Thu, 2005-06-16 at 05:24 -0400, Justin Piszcz wrote:
>> Alan followed up with me but we did not reach any conclusion as to what
>> was causing it to crash. The main way I got it to crash was dd
>> if=/dev/hde (root drive) of=/nfs/file.img bs=1M, I have not had any issues
>> as far as copying files and such. For you, is it on a particular box or
>> boxes, have you tried copying the other direction? I use NFS over UDP btw
>> (v3).
>> # mount
>> mount:/disk/1 on /remote/1 type nfs
>> (rw,hard,intr,nfsvers=3,addr=
> Are you both using NFS + software RAID? Is 4KSTACKS enabled?
> IIRC people were getting stack overflows with the NFS + RAID + 4K stacks
> combination.
> Lee

I was not using any type of RAID, SW or HW.
4K stacks was not enabled on either machine.

I am using XFS though.

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