nfs locks up

WebMasterP webmasterp at
Fri Mar 9 17:33:05 PST 2001

well you're problem is this
1337 bytes it too elite for you computer

ok, sorry, that was bad joke, but I had to say it


----- Original Message -----
From: "William Kreuter" <billyk at>
To: "UW Linux Group" <linux at>
Sent: Friday, March 09, 2001 1:07 PM
Subject: Re: nfs locks up

> Slightly refining my previous post, now I'd say that I can read over NFS

> from the server to the client a file of any length, and I can write a file

> of zero to 1,336 bytes. A file of 1,337 bytes or larger causes the NFS

> client to hang. Nothing is written on the logs by the server.


> I've looked at the newest NFS howto and I've tried diddling with more

> server and client options. The problem is slightly alleviated by mounting

> "soft" instead of "hard", but nothing really helps very much.


> Any NFS gurus out there?


> William Kreuter, Senior Computer Specialist, University of Washington

> Ctr. for Cost & Outcomes Research, 146 N. Canal St. #300, Seattle, WA


> billyk at

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