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Re: NFS problem

Check /var/log/messages and/or /var/log/syslog on both the client and
the server.

On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 03:23:51PM +0000, Michael Rex said:
> Date: 19 Jul 2004 15:23:51 GMT
> From: Michael Rex <me@rexi.org>
> To: debian-sparc@lists.debian.org
> Subject: NFS problem
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> Hi,
> I'm having a problem with NFS here. I tried to set up my Sparcstation 5
> as NFS server using Sarge with the kernel NFS server. Everything works
> fine as long as I don't copy anything to the NFS shares. I can copy
> files from the share, I can creates directories and files there, I can
> even copy small files to the share.
> But when I try to copy a larger file to the share it completely hangs.
> A file with a length of 0 is created on the share, but no data is copied
> there. Worse yet, cp hangs. No Ctrl-C, no kill -9 can terminate it. And
> if I issue a ls to see if anything happens in that directory it also
> hangs in the same way.
> I have tried the 2.2 and 2.4 kernels, to no avail. The userspace server
> shows the same problems. I'm running another NFS server on a x86 box and
> this one works just fine. So I don't think it is a problem on the client
> side.
> I have no idea what's going wrong here, hopefully somebody here can give
> me a hint at where to look?
> Bye, Michael
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Mike Edwards <sauron@psychology.rutgers.edu>
System Administrator
Psychology Department, Rutgers University, Newark campus
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