Subject: Re: strange NFS behavior
To: Chris G Demetriou <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-i386
Date: 12/09/1994 11:31:44
On Fri, 09 Dec 1994 14:23:11 -0500 
 Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@LAGAVULIN.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU> wrote:

 > what are you using for the NFS read and write sizes?  with a 3c503, i
 > don't think the default (8k) will work reliably.  i'd try 4k, or,
 > better yet, 2k.

Hmmm...Ok - I'll change the defaults (as soon as the C library 

 > of course, that shouldn't cause the NFS connection to hang
 > _completely_ just be very, very slow...

Yeah - it goes completely down - after an hour of <hang> or so, it happily 
	NFS server helix:/usr/src not responding

...or whatever the message actually says...but that's the general 
jist...I always have to nuke the window...It's totally toast...

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