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Re: Subtle NFS incompatibility with SunOS 4.1.1 on 68K

On Fri, 3 Apr 2020 at 00:37, Chris Hanson <> wrote:
> On Mar 29, 2020, at 10:23 PM, Michael van Elst <> wrote:
> >
> > N.B. if my assumption is right that the preferred blocksize of 64k
> > is truncated somewhere and causing this behaviour, then you either need
> > to serve a filesystem with smaller blocks or patch the NFS server
> > code in nfsm_srvfattr() to verify this. For NFSv2 the value is transmitted
> > in fa2_blocksize.
> I'll see whether doing so fixes anything, and just use the same preferred block size as my Linux box (4096). Or should I use the server's page size (8192)?

As an aside - you mentioned that exporting a <2GB filesystem from
NetBSD worked - what blocksize did that report?


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