Subject: Re: kern/12187: nfs_timer: ignoring error 55- what's it for and why
To: Rafal Boni <>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/07/2001 00:13:12
Oh, I could make a guess and do something about it, but I'd like the folks who
nominally have been making NFS better to own this one.

On Fri, 6 Apr 2001, Rafal Boni wrote:

> In message <>, you write
> : 
> -> FWIW-  I believe that 1.6 should not ship without this being addressed. 
> -> I've just about given up trying to link alpha kernels if the destination
> -> FS is NFS mounted- I have to reset the Alpha to recover.
> I've seen similar streams of output except with error 48 when trying to
> boot my Indigo2 with root on NFS, but that could have been 'cuz I was using
> the PROM console and the ethernet driver was printing a lot of stuff out
> (like a line per received packet or receive interrupt).
> Like you, I had no idea what it meant or what to do about it, though making
> the driver not printf quite as excessively made it go away.
> --rafal
> ----
> Rafal Boni