Subject: Re: NFS timeouts (sorta weird)
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/17/2002 14:20:13
In message <>, Fre
derick Bruckman writes:
>I ran into a similar problem on a low-memory NetBSD-1.6K server (only
>16mb ,while I was shopping for SIMMS to replace some I'd identified as
>bad.) In my case, "mountd" and "rpcbind" were being swapped out
>persistently, and evidently taking to too long to swap back in. Upping
>"vm.execmin" to '20' took care of it. You could see from running "top"
>on the server, if you have the same problem.

Hmm.  That's not it, but I have to retract an earlier claim.  Retrying
makes it go.

So, "mount /usr" may fail, but if I ^C and try again, it works after a
couple of tries.  Same with "umount /usr".  Watching tcpdump doesn't explain