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SubjectRe: nbd request too big
Hi!

> I presume you are using Pavel's server from his web page ? You need to increase
> the buffer size that the server uses. This happens as a result of the change
> a little while ago of nbd to use the elevator to merge requests at the nbd
> client end. If memory serves the maximum size of request is sizeof(header) +
> 128 * block_size, so you need to alter the server to use that size.
>
> You'll find the buffer size in the main loop of the mainloop() function
> char buf[20480]; needs increasing (to (131072 + 28) for 1k blocks for example)
> and also you'll need to increase the value here (to 131072 in this example):
>
> if (len > 10240)
> err("Request too big!");

Thanx for explanation and would-be patch. I'll apply it into CVS.

Perhaps have acount on sourceforge and you want write access to the CVS?

Pavel
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