Cannot list a particular directory through NFS with UDP
Jeremie Le Hen
jeremie at le-hen.org
Mon Dec 14 18:57:29 UTC 2009
On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 11:14:06AM -0500, Rick Macklem wrote:
> > My NFS server is running FreeBSD 8.0 from December 6th. The client is a
> > NetBSD 5.0. The directory exported is /data/repos on the server
> > (192.168.1.222) and is mounted on /mnt/repos on the client (192.168.1.1).
> > The problem exists in /data/repos/netbsd-cvsroot/pkgsrc when using NFS
> > over UDP: ls(1) stalls. OTOH, for instance, listing another directory
> > or using NFS over TCP work flawlessly.
> I'll take a look and let you know if I can think of anything.
> A couple of things:
> - What arch/net interface is the server running?
> - I haven't seen any issues w.r.t. i386, so I'm thinking it might be
> some sort of 64bit/alignment problem. (dfr@ replaced the RPC transport
> code with a new krpc subsystem for FreeBSD8.0 and known issues w.r.t.
> alignment were fixed, but there may be more)
Both are i386.
> If you wanted to, you could try using the experimental server instead
> (-e option for mountd and nfsd), just to see if that makes the problem
> go away. (It handles mbuf lists/alignment somewhat differently.)
I think I have to recompile my kernel, don't I? I tried to set
nfsv4_server_enable=YES in my rc.conf, but it refused to start.
Jeremie Le Hen
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