Re: Solution to my NFS problems?
17 Dec 1997 15:46:31 +0100

Bill Hawes <> writes:

> If you could look through the existing NFS-related docs and add your
> findings that would help avoid trouble in the future.

I've browsed through the docs supplied with RH5.0 (install
"everything"), and actually, it seems the man-page is the best place for
this. Would the following do?

--- nfsd.8.old Wed Dec 17 15:26:09 1997
+++ nfsd.8 Wed Dec 17 15:35:05 1997
@@ -268,6 +268,14 @@
.I nfsd
writes out a transfer record whenever it encounters a READ or WRITE
request at offset zero.
+There have been reports of Solaris 2.5.1 systems not being able
+to handle writing large files to a Linux NFS-server.
+If you experience trouble, you might want to try passing
+.I mount
+the options
+.I rsize=1024,wsize=1024,vers=2,proto=udp
+on the client.
exports(5), mountd(8), ugidd(8C)

If so, to whom do I send it?


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