Bug#471062: ixp4xx: stalls and I/O errors when reading and writing via NFS
* Paul Collins <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2008-03-16 04:34]:
> Version: 2.6.24-4
> I recently upgraded my NSLU2 from etch/arm to lenny/armel. I had no
> problems throwing any amount of NFS traffic at it when I was on arm
> (kernel linux-image-2.6.18-6-ixp4xx version 2.6.18.dfsg.1-18etch1), but
> now that I'm on armel I get a lot of messages from nfsd in dmesg.
We changed the Ethernet driver used for the NSLU2 in 2.6.24, so it's
possible there are some regression compared to 2.6.18. Gordon, have
you seen this issue before?
> When reading:
> nfsd: recvfrom returned errno 14
> When writing:
> nfsd: non-standard errno: -14
> The read problem manifests as mplayer stalling every minute or so when
> playing a movie from the NFS mount. The write problem manifests as cp
> or mv reporting an I/O error for one or more files when I copy 40 or
> 50MB worth to the NFS mount.
> Bug #404447 sounded similar and with the tcp_wmem sysctl setting
> suggested therein applied mplayer behaves itself. However, the
> recvfrom messages are still logged and writes still throw an I/O
> error now and then.
> The network setup is the NSLU2 and the client connected by wired
> Ethernet to a Linksys WRT54GL.
> Paul Collins
> Wellington, New Zealand
> Dag vijandelijk luchtschip de huismeester is dood
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