Subject: Re: NFS problems on NetBSD 1.6
From: Lord Isildur <email@example.com>
Date: 11/03/2004 13:07:32
so, i brought up my 4k600 running 1.6.1, and mounted an nfs filesystem
(from a pmax running 1.6.2) and wrote a couple lines of shell that
hammered it all night long. nothing happened.. no transmit logic failed
messages, no crashes..
On Fri, 29 Oct 2004, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> Lord Isildur declared on Thursday 28 October 2004 07:07 pm:
> > hmm. Maybe when i bring my 4k600 back into the living room i'll try to
> > poke this a bit..
> > isildur
> > On Thu, 28 Oct 2004, Alex White wrote:
> > > It used to happen to me pretty-much whenever I netbooted. At the
> > > time I was mostly using 1.5.2, and I found it fatal nearly all the
> > > time. The machine would loop for an indeterminate amount of time,
> > > outputting "ze0: xmit logic died" until it shook itself out of it,
> > > or I gave up and turned the machine off. The machine used to live on
> > > a semi-busy home network with 3 users' Internet pakets passing on
> > > the same wire.
> > >
> > > Sorry to be of such little help - the lack of repeatability or
> > > identifiable triggers is what made me give up in the first place.
> As per "repeatability", I seem to have very good "luck" with it being
> repeatable. For now, I've shoved a DELQA card in the machine, so that
> the machine is at least *usable*.
> If anyone wants another system to test on, I can probably help out...
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