Subject: Re: hangs with NFS
To: Mike Pumford <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/30/2001 12:05:40
On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 08:17:50PM +0100, Mike Pumford wrote:
> I've got this as well. arm32 (RISCPC) 1.5S server, i386 NetBSD 1.5 client. The 
> same server happily serves my i386 FreeBSD machine. In my case reads seem to 
> be okay but significant write activity eventually stalls.

Could you try to reduce the read and write size on the client? The
default sizes were increased to 32k (same value that Solaris uses,
for example), but some ethernet cards may not deal well. Hell, some
cards already choke with 8k packets..

- Frank

Frank van der Linden                 
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