Subject: Re: kern/12187: nfs_timer: ignoring error 55- what's it for and why
To: Jared D. McNeill <>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/08/2001 12:44:30
On Sun, 8 Apr 2001, Jared D. McNeill wrote:

> On Sun, 8 Apr 2001, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 08, 2001 at 11:22:53AM -0700, Matthew Jacob wrote:
> >
> >  > Shouldn't be any congestion- but this is a good theory. I'll see if some
> >  > network sniffing can track it. It sure is annoying.
> >
> > Hm, are you using UDP or TCP for NFS?
> I haven't been paying much attention to this thread, but is this related
> at all to 'nfsd send error 55'? I've been seeing tonnes of those ever
> since I can remember.

Not really.

This is a case where while linking an alpha kernel, the kernel gets stuck in
an infinite loop of spewing out

nfs_timer: ignoring error 55

(so much so that a power cycle is the only way out- it even seems to be
ignoring BREAK to try and get to DDB)