Re: [BUG] NFS in 2.4.20-pre6+ stalls

From: Bill Davidsen (
Date: Tue Sep 17 2002 - 13:41:02 EST

On 17 Sep 2002, Alan Cox wrote:

> On Mon, 2002-09-16 at 23:54, Richard Gooch wrote:
> > Hi, all. Just noticed this with 2.4.20-pre6 (and -pre7): NFS write
> > sometimes (usually) stalls for minutes at a time. This problem wasn't
> > there on 2.4.19. I've noticed this when writing a files around 1 MiB
> > or so (some a bit larger, some a bit smaller). It makes NFS almost
> > unusable. I've appended the kernel logs which come, at no extra
> I've reported the same to Marcelo. Its there in a slightly different
> form in my case - low bandwidth streaming data shows it up very well.

This may explain why my favorite Internet radio station is acting up.

bill davidsen <>
  CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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