Subject: Re: NFS timeouts (sorta weird)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 12/17/2002 14:20:13
In message <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>, 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