Subject: Re: 1.5 current NFS client problem?
To: Mark Davies <>
From: Chuck Silvers <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/30/2001 07:59:29

I'm going to try to reproduce this using the tcpdump data in PR 13361,
if that doesn't work out then I'll talk to you about getting some traces
to help nail this down.


On Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 05:21:50PM +1200, Mark Davies wrote:
> Diving back into a month old thread....
> 	From:  Manuel Bouyer <>
> 	Date:  Mon, 18 Jun 2001 20:21:20 +0200
> > On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 01:44:23PM +1200, Mark Davies wrote:
> > > Yes we have been seeing this.  At the beginning of the year we switched from 
> > > having home directories on Tru64 boxes to NetBSD-current machines and at the 
> > > same time client machines went from NetBSD 1.5I to NetBSD 1.5S.  With that 
> > > change the few people that use Netscape to read their mail started seeing this 
> > > corruption of the *.summary files.  Poking around at the time suggested that 
> > Some time ago there was a bug in -current that could cause this (I was getting
> > corruption with mutt as well). This has been fixed since then, but I can't
> > remeber if 1.5S was buggy or not.
> Well I've just tried it with 1.5W and confirmed it still happens.  All you 
> have to do is hop between a couple of folders a few times and netscape core 
> dumps with a corrupted .summary file for the folder.  Note we see other 
> evidence of NFS problems as well - see kern/13436
> cheers
> mark