Is anyone using a PE2650 as an NFS server for UNIX clients????

Heflin, Roger A. Roger.A.Heflin at conocophillips.com
Wed Mar 5 09:59:01 CST 2003


Does redhat add nfs patches to their kernels?

There are alot of nfs patches from 2.4.18 to the current release that solve
lots of nfs problems.

We are running 2.4.20+NFSALL on our 2650's and not having any nfs 
issues.

				Roger

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Mansell, Gary [SMTP:GRMansell at ricardo.com]
> Sent:	Wednesday, March 05, 2003 9:41 AM
> To:	Philip Rowlands; linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject:	RE: Is anyone using a PE2650 as an NFS server for UNIX clients????
> 
> Unfortunately I have already googled for this and have turned up nothing of relevance.
> 
> Gary Mansell
> Senior Technical Analyst
> IT Department
> Ricardo Consulting Engineers Ltd.
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Philip Rowlands [mailto:phr at doc.ic.ac.uk]
> Sent: 05 March 2003 14:18
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: Re: Is anyone using a PE2650 as an NFS server for UNIX
> clients????
> 
> 
> On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Mansell, Gary wrote:
> 
> >My messages file is getting swamped with errors that I believe are
> >coming the NFS server subsystem on the Linux server. If anyone is using
> >a PE2650 as an NFS server to UNIX clients please can you look in the
> >messages file on the Linux server to see if you are getting the
> >following errors:
> >
> >Feb 25 05:08:18 dfgsrv kernel: svc: bad direction 256, dropping request
> 
> Google has plenty of reports and suggestions as to the cause of these
> messages:
> 
> http://groups.google.com/groups?q=kernel:+svc:+bad+direction+dropping+request
> 
> Perhaps some of those threads will help you diagnose this.
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Phil
> 
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