NFS problems with 2650 and 2.4.18-26.7

jason andrade jason at
Mon Mar 24 14:22:01 CST 2003

On Tue, 24 Mar 2003, Steven Kehlet wrote:

> Have you tried tcp?

I have with some interesting results.

> I'm still trying various kernel revs/mount options to get rid of my NFS
> woes...  tcp looks promising, would probably help your problem of
> fragmentation, see the following NetApp bug:

So far the only other thing i've been able to think of is having smart
switches which are jumbo frame capable and using that.  But i don't
have such switches so i haven't been able to try.. (anyone want to
donate a couple of cisco 3550-12s to me ? :-)

> I'm currently trying 2.4.18-27 with the following mount options:
> tcp,rsize=32768,wsize=32768,hard,intr,timeo=600
> so far no errors on a very lightly loaded system.  I'll try my Oracle
> server later this week...

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