NFS unstable with high load on server

Vick Khera vivek at
Tue Feb 2 16:54:49 UTC 2016

On Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 1:26 AM, Charles Sprickman <spork at> wrote:

> Me three.  I’m actually updating a small group of servers now and started
> blowing up my installworlds by trying to do some poudriere builds at the
> same
> time.  Very repeatable.  Of note, I’m on 9.3, and saw this on 8.4 as
> well.  If I
> track down the client-side failures, it’s always “permission denied”.

Thanks for confirming this behavior. It is distressing to me that it
happens at all. It must be some bad race condition somewhere, and
unfortunately having a non-deterministic NFS server makes is unsuitable for
production use. This is a problem for me since everything I have is

I will file a bug ticket, since I'm pretty sure at this point it is not
something special with my environment.

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