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Re: PAE vs. NFS server

On 01.03.2011 17:08, John D. Baker wrote:
> and severel hundred more lines of "exit" before finally hanging.
> I tried again with my usual custom kernel but with PAE enabled and it
> booted successfully, went multiuser and started NFS-server software
> (amd, mountd, nfsd) without complaint.
> I tried the GENERIC w/PAE kernel again and it booted this time and went
> multiuser, but 'mountd' hung when attempting to start it.  Hitting
> control-C aborted it and everything else came up OK.
> Rebooting my custom+PAE kernel again (which started all NFS server
> programs without complaint), I noticed that 'amd' worked OK, but my
> remote NFS clients' requests were not being answered.
> Rebooting my non-PAE custom kernel restored working NFS server
> operation.
> So, some great progress (no panics), but not quite solved (NFS server
> broken).

Thanks for the report.

If you have the occasion, could you test with a MONOLITHIC kernel
together with than a GENERIC, for i386 (same release), please? If you
observe any difference in behavior, don't hesitate to ping me.

Jean-Yves Migeon

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