Problems with NFS (client) under 5.1.

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Oct 21 09:39:59 PDT 2003

On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 12:32:12PM -0400, Robert Watson wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Oct 2003, Josef Karthauser wrote:
> > I'm trying to set a FreeBSD 5.1 machine up as an NFS client.  The
> > server is on an SGI box.  Things are strange:
> Any chance you could grab a copy of ethereal and do a bit of on-the-wire
> inspection of the RPCs?  It would be interesting to know which of the
> requests are serviced out of the client cache, and which make it to the
> server.  It would also be interesting to see if you can see failures in
> the wire protocol, or if they're purely an artifact of the client.
> Also, can you confirm the Linux and FreeBSD clients are both using the
> same version of NFS with similar protocol settings (i.e., NFSv3 over UDP).

Does Linux do NFSv3 yet?  I thought that at least until recently there
were stability issues and it was recommended it not be used.

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