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Richard Simpson wrote:
>Has anyone else had trouble with NFS serving since upgrading to a recent
>kernel or compiler?
>I just tried upgrading to vanilla-sources 18.104.22.168. All seemed well, until my
>diskless mythtv system started crashing. It would appear to be an NFS
>problem. NFS works fine for a while, but after 10 to 15 minutes it locks up.
>This may be a function of the amount of data transfered. I also see problems
>when I mount NFS exports from the Alpha on my i386 SuSE 10.0 system.
>Fearing a problem with the kernel version I tried to build a new version of
>the old kernel (22.214.171.124), since I needed to add RAID. Bizarely and
>worryingly, this gives the same error. This suggests that something else has
>changed and the only thing I can think of is the compiler, which I have
>probably upgraded since I built the working kernel.
>Has anyone got a reliable Alpha NFS server with a recently built kernel and if
>so which kernel and compiler versions did you use.
I've seen exactly this problem on -126.96.36.199.
I downgraded back to 188.8.131.52 and all seems well again,
but I haven't done any stress-testing (yet).
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