Subject: Re: Serious NFS problem...
To: Mason Loring Bliss <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/18/1998 11:21:30
On Sep 17, Mason Loring Bliss wrote
> Hi, all.
> The long and the short of it:
> If I mount a directory from my 1.3.2 machine on my -current machine, I
> can copy things *from* the directory to my machine without problems, but
> if I try it in the other direction, whatever process is trying to write
> to the remote filesystem goes zombie, refusing to die when hit with either
> kill or kill -9. Rebooting is the only way to kill the process.
> This just doesn't seem cool somehow... Any ideas?

What architecture ? what networks boards ?
Did you try to reduce the write size  (I think it's 8k by default) ?

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.