Bug#434135: linux-image-2.6.21-2-686: NFS client buffers writes then hangs
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On Sat, 21 Jul 2007, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> Package: linux-image-2.6.21-2-686
> Version: 2.6.21-6
> Severity: normal
hmm there is newer linux image out there.
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> I have been using Kino to edit DV files on an NFS-mounted filesystem.
> When I export an edited sequence to a single file, Kino starts to write
> frames and then eventually hangs. Sometimes it recovers from the hang
> after a few seconds or minutes. In other cases I have given up on it
> after about 10 minutes.
> While Kino is hung, attempts to list the directory containing the file
> it was writing (ls -l) hang, but listing of other directories on the
> NFS-mount do not (I suspect that the stat call on this specific file
> is hanging). One thing I have noticed when listing the directory on
> the client and server *during* an export is that before the hang the
> client begins to show a much larger file size (up to 400 MB larger)
> than the server. In some cases I have been able to kill Kino, which
> sometimes unblocks ls as well. After this, the file sizes become
> consistent again.
> This does not happen with linux-image-2.6.18-4-686.
could you please retest against 2.6.22?
it had nfs fixes.