To: None <current-users@sun-lamp.CS.Berkeley.EDU>
From: Herb Peyerl <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/16/1994 08:21:41
: Even if it is working for some time (strangely enough it is working much
: longer if you're using the ed driver than with the ep driver) after some

hmm... strangely enough; I see the opposite behaviour. I get better results
with ep than with ed.  For me; if_ed doesn't do NFS at all and hasn't for
a couple of weeks. 

: If you're experiencing this problem you might observe a contious loss of
: mbufs until you don't have any left...
The only bandaid I've found that sort of works is to ifconfig the interface
down, ifconfig delete, and ifconfig it back up.
: Yes. Only against SunOS 5.2 and 5.3. To cure it you should consider
: upgrading to the latest Sunos 4.x... 
I'm only getting it against a SunOS 4.1.x machine. (given that my other 
machine is also a NetBSD machine). 
My NetBSD/hp300 machine doesn't have *ANY* NFS problems.

It's good to see that there *is* indeed a problem and that I'm not just
an idiot as was told to me by a certain east-coast member of the core. :-)                           |  NovAtel Commnications Ltd.                               | <nothing I say matters anyway>
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