OT:nfs hangs with redhat 7.3

Mark Hahn hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca
Sun Jul 28 20:30:31 PDT 2002

> I have recently upgraded my cluster to redhat 7.3, we mount disks using

including, I hope, the updated kernels, not the one that comes
with 7.3 disk images.

> NFS and the am-utils package. I often experience hangs due to NFS
> problems. (as in: NFS task 1111 couldn't get request slot). Only a hard

that's really just a generic memory management problem.

> Has anyone seen the same behavior and fixed it?

there has been a very, very great deal of improvement in the kernel's
MM and NFS since 7.3 was released.  you should consider getting/running

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