Subject: Re: kern/12187: nfs_timer: ignoring error 55- what's it for and why
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/07/2001 10:17:14
On Sat, 7 Apr 2001, Manuel Bouyer wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 06, 2001 at 04:30:51PM -0700, Matthew Jacob wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > 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.
> 55 is ENOBUFS. Do you have messages about NMBCLUSTERS being too low ?
> What does kern.mbuf.nmbclusters say ? Did you try to bump that ?

No, I don't have that as low.

> Also what network adapter do you use ?


My point here is that an out of the box system performing normal operations on
an uncongested network should not lock up printing out obscure error
messages. I knew it was ENOBUFS.