NFS unstable with high load on server

Vick Khera vivek at
Thu Feb 4 15:57:21 UTC 2016

On Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 5:41 PM, Rick Macklem <rmacklem at> wrote:

> I recently had a report that "-S" would get stuck for a long time before
> performing an update of the exports when the server is under heavy load.
> I don't think this affects many people, but the attached 2-line patch (not
> yet in head) fixes the problem for the guy that reported it.

The -S flag does indeed seem to clear it up. The NFS is stable again, and
I'm not seeing any long delays (at least yet in my initial attempts to make
it fail). Thanks!

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