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Re: server crashing

On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 02:50:12PM -0400, Al Zick wrote:
> Hi,
> I just leased a new server with NetBSD 5.1 on it. I have over 600 GB
> of websites on it. It seems to run fine, serving pages happily until
> I try to back it up with rsync over an nfs to another server on the
> back end network. I just set kern.maxfiles = 65536 (double what it
> was) and vfs.nfs.iothreads = 4 with sysctl. It does not give an
> error that I can find in dmesg or messages. What could cause this
> kind of crash? Just wondering if I need to be building another
> custom kernel or limiting rsync somehow?

What kind of crash?  You say "this kind" but you provide no
details.  It's very hard for anyone to help you without a real
bug report.


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