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SubjectRe[2]: Which of the latest 2.0.x-versions is stable? None with NFS?

Manuel Eduardo Correia <mcc@oat.ncc.up.pt> wrote:
>
> I have this same problem when using 8k blocks... The machine just hangs when
> it tries to access a big file exported from a Linux NFS server... If the
> mount is done using 1k blocks then it works but is veeeeerrrryyyy
> sssslllloooow !! 8-(...
>
> mcc
>
> PS- Another interesting thing is that the Hang only happens when mounting
> files from Linux NFS servers... It works nicely with 8k blocks if the files
> are mounted from a Solaris machine !!!

I've had in some sense oppopsite problems:

When Linux exports to Solaris-2.5 - all's fine with a 8k blocks
When Linux mounts volumes from Solaris-2.5 - after a heavy NFS usage, umount
hangs. 4k blocks solved the problem. The Linux server was 2.0.14 & 2.0.17

Evgeny


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