Subject: Re: port-i386/3937
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/04/1997 21:21:50
Could anyone tell me if they are having the problem described here
in -current? A few fixes went into the NFS code that solved similar

- Frank

On Mon, Aug 04, 1997 at 08:15:58PM +0200, Matthias Meyser wrote:

> >Description:
> 	During mid to high traffic on a nfs mounted directory
> 	the nfs serving machine randomly locks.
> 	Lokal login still works. But nothing works over the LAN exept
> 	pinging the locked machine. rlogin, telnet, schowmount ... just hangs.
> 	This happens on all (3) of our machines.
> >How-To-Repeat:
> 	export a central maildirectory via nfs. Mount ist on an
> 	other machine. Start 100 times your favority mailreader on this
> 	machine.  After x times ( 1<=x<100 ) the nfs exporting machine locks.
> >Fix:
> 	Increasing MBCLUSTER cured this problem a little bit, but not
> 	completly.