Subject: Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL, NetBSD and NFS
To: Tom Lane <>
From: Ian Fry <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/05/2003 18:04:15
On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 12:18:29PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> "D'Arcy J.M. Cain" <> writes:
> > On Wednesday 05 February 2003 11:49, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> I wonder if it is possible that, every so often,
> >> you are losing just the last few bytes of an NFS transfer?
> > Yah, that's kind of what it looked like when I tried this before
> > Christmas too although the actual errors differd.
> Wild thought here: can you reduce the MTU on the LAN linking the NFS
> server to the NetBSD box?  If so, does it help?

How about adjusting the read and write-size used by the NetBSD machine? I think
the default is 32k for both read and write on i386 machines now. Perhaps try
setting them back to 8k (it's the -r and -w flags to mount_nfs, IIRC)