Subject: misc problems
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 01/23/1995 10:20:41
> Date: Sun, 22 Jan 1995 16:12:21 -0500
> From: Jeff Weisberg <>

[ the Sun packet-dropping problem ]

> Nope (le) and nope it is turned off.  After playing with netstat/tcpdump
> on the server for a while I've noticed that for one of these writes, I get:
> 	6 fragments received
> 	1 fragments dropped (dup or out of space)
> 	1 fragments dropped after timeout
> also, what do the begin and total fields in the nfs packet
> represent, they look a bit "odd".
> 	--jeff

I noticed that too.  That was one of the "red herrings" I chased until
discovering that fixing the garbage fields made no difference.
Evidently, the "begin" and "total" fields are ignored...