Subject: Re: > 4GB with NFS?
To: Nathan Parrish <email@example.com>
From: Matthew Jacob <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/25/2001 14:40:14
Yes, this is a fair statement indeed.
> just to be fair, I have certainly seen Solaris accept out of spec behaviour in
> order to work with vendor XYZ's product. until we see network trace data, I
> would hold off on assigning blame.
> [as an example, HPUX TCP/NFS client sends data on the final ACK of the three
> way handshake; didn't bother Solaris, but left my company's box rather
> --- Matthew Jacob <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Well, I just dd-ed a > 4G file over NFS between a NetBSD 1.5 client and
> > > server, without problems. No special flags are needed, and never have
> > > been.
> > >
> > > So it would seem that your problem is either in the application
> > > or the server.
> > Not quite that simple. A plain dd (or lmdd with O_LARGEFILE on Solaris) has
> > no problem with this server. It's the *BSDs as clients to this box that have
> > a
> > problem.
> > Yes, it's probably a server 'problem', but from the point of view of me going
> > and and saying "Just use FreeBSD or NetBSD boxes in your test harnesses" and
> > having Solaris "just work" is a hard sell.
> > -matt
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