Subject: Re: NFS timeouts (sorta weird)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 12/17/2002 18:00:29
In message <20021217233141.GD19317@deathmitten.example.org>, John Franklin writ
>I had a problem with a NetBSD 1.6 NFS server being slow to write out.
>Under 1.6, the buf cache (systat bufcache) is used for both some NFS
>buffers (request and answer cache ? ) which are charged to the root
>partition in systat. These same buffers are used for vnodes and
>Unless you've changed it in your kernel config file (options BUFCACHE),
>then it is 5% of total memory. Your NFS server may be trying to get
>enough bufs to stat the inodes and create the NFS request cache.
Exceptionally likely-sounding! I will look at this.