Subject: Re: Another recent NFS problem
To: Mark Davies <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/07/2004 20:43:59
On Thu, Jul 08, 2004 at 01:26:50AM +1200, Mark Davies wrote:
> Since updating an NFS server from 1.6ZH to 2.0F I've started seeing the 
> following problem:
> >From Solaris 9 NFS clients, accessing some files now fail with the error: 
> "Value too large for defined data type"  while those same files can be 
> accessed successfully from NetBSD and Tru64 clients.

I'm seeing it from time to time too, using a NetBSD 1.6.2 server.
I'm not sure it's a problem with the server, it may be caused by
a solaris upgrade.
Did you apply any solaris patch ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference