Subject: Re: Nfs stalls on 1.3.1/i386
To: None <tech-net@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christoph Badura <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/04/1998 17:26:59 (Anders Eriksson) writes:

>From times to times filesystem just hangs solid. Any shells to other machines
>continues to work so the basic networking in the client is functioning. All
>tries to access the nfs mounted /home hangs the shell in question.

That sounds like your NICs can't cope with back-to-back packets.
Have you tried reducing the read and write size to 1KB or using TCP mounts?

Also, you didn't say which machine is the server.

Christoph Badura

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