Subject: Re: 2.0 garbaged data - maybe nfs issue?
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Michael <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/24/2005 20:30:46
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> I recently did a 2.0 install. To get some other relevant software on
> it, I copied source files from the NFS server I got the install sets
> off of. After doing the copies (cd /mnt/local/src; cp -r c-publish
> makefiles makewrapper /local/src), I found that a lot of the copied
> files contained utter garbage - binary junk bearing no visible
> relationship to the source file.
> One person I've written with off-list about this says
>> I suspect it happens with slower machines, and most people don't run
>> into it.
> So it's probably relevant to add: this was on a SPARCstation LX.
Hmm, I've been compiling kernels via NFS for months now, with an AIX
box as server and various NetBSD boxes running all kinds of -current
kernels as clients, but the slowest client I used was a 167MHz Ultra 1
- - no problems at all. Too bad I had to leave my 68k stuff behind...
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