nfs server not responding / is alive again
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Tue Oct 5 08:01:35 PDT 2004
"Marc G. Fournier" <scrappy at hub.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Oct 2004, Bill Moran wrote:
> > What kind of network topology is between the two machines? Do you
> > notice a high load on the hub/switch/routers during these activities?
> > You may be able to improve the intervening network topology to improve
> > the problem as well.
> My bad ... I thought i had mentioned it in the original ... the nfs mount
> is from local machine to local machine, to do what nullfs normally would
> provide were I to risk it ... namely, to get at the 'bottom layer' of a
> unionfs based storage system ...
Well ... that's just weird.
I guess the same problem could apply: if the loopback slows down when the
kernel is loaded, it could cause the same effect.
Have you tried forcing TCP mounts? IIRC, that's what solved the problem
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