Re: Using NFS with UDB
On Wed, 18 Nov 1998, Marc Singer wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 1998 at 03:09:12PM +0100, Anders Hammarquist wrote:
> > > Marc Singer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > >
> > > > I'm finding that my UDB won't mount an NFS partition. It is quite
> > > > strange because the server reports in the daemon.log file that the UDB
> > > > *has* mounted an NFS partition. Still, the UDB reports an RPC
> > > > timeout:
> > >
> > > I have an Ruffian with 2.1.128 (unpatched) kernel. I can mount nfs and
> > > do ls on it, but cat (or any other download of a file) hangs.
> > I've not had any NFS troubles with 2.1.119 and 2.1.125 (unpatched). This is
> > talking to a Linux knfs server, so it may have something to do with what is in
> > the other end.
> That has crossed my mind. It is very difficult to tell where the
> problem lay since the serve believes that the client has connected.
On the kernel list, Linus says that this is a bug in the client code.
The workaround is to mount with rsize and wsize options:
xxx:/yyy on /mnt type nfs\
slightly modified from my /bin/mount output. That one works for me.