Subject: Re: nfslocking problem persists?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org, port-sparc@NetBSD.org>
From: John D. Baker <email@example.com>
Date: 05/22/2006 16:58:27
Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In article <Pine.NEB.email@example.com>,
> "John D. Baker" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I recently upgraded my file server from NetBSD/sparc-1.6 to v3.99.4
> > (and then to 3.99.17) and started having a lot of problems with NFS
> > locking, particularly with Mozilla Firefox on MacOS X client systems.
> How old is your "rpc.statd"? I've fixed a bug in it at the 29th of March
> which caused a lot of problems when my Mac OS X system access my
> NetBSD 3.0_STABLE NFS server.
My /usr/sbin/rpc.statd dates from 11 April 2006, although that is the
date it was built. The sources could well have been old enough to not
have your big fix. I have recently built 3.99.19 from sources dated
about a week ago. As soon as I can get everything settled down, I'll
update the system. I won't be able to monitor them as I'll be out
of town for a couple of weeks (and said machines are inaccessible from
And I've confirmed that with the present system, rpc.lockd does crash
and dump core. It roughly coincides with the MacOS X system complaining
that the server could not be contacted.
John D. Baker, KN5UKS NetBSD Darwin/MacOS X
jdbaker(at)mylinuxisp(dot)com OpenBSD FreeBSD
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