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From: Andrew Gaylard <ag@...>
Subject: Re: NFS Server
Date: Sat, 27 May 2006 16:58:09 +0200
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 2.6.15.1.  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 (2.6.12.5), 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 -2.6.15.1.

I downgraded back to 2.6.11.8 and all seems well again,
but I haven't done any stress-testing (yet).

Andrew.
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