Yeah, I reckon so to. All the mail servers will be upgraded to Free BSD 4.4
in a few weeks anyway, but it is just weird that this on has much higher NFS
ops than some of the others.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Airlie" <airlied at csn.ul.ie>
To: "Richard Archbold" <richarda at iol.ie>
Cc: <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2002 6:14 PM
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Too many NFS ops between RH 5.2 machine and F740 filer.
>> the only thing I can see of note is 2.0.38 may not be the best NFS client
> in the world ever....
>> I've no proof of this it is merely provided as conjecture.
>> On Sat, 5 Jan 2002, Richard Archbold wrote:
>> > Hi Guys,
> > I have a mail server which NFS mounts its spool and conf files from a
> > 740 filer. The filer has about 3 times as many NFS ops as of the other
> > filers that I look after and when I do a nfsstat -l on the filer I get
> > following line:
> > 10.0.0.214 skinner-e0 NFSOPS = 20970 (54%)
> > I have other mail servers of similar spec doing similar things that
> > create half as many NFS ops. I have check /var/log/messages and any
> > log files I can think of but can't see any errors.
> > The machine itself is newish, it is an Encom machine, PIII 500 MHz, with
> > half a gig of RAM and an 8 Gig scci hard disk. The machine is running
> > Hat 5.2 with kernel 2.0.38. The version of ONTAP on the filer is 5.3.1.
> > mount options are as follows:
> > rw,nolock,hard,intr,rsize=4096,wsize=4096
> > I guess what I am looking for is someway to debug the NFS packets, are
> > of them being refused/corrupted/re-sent ? Also, can someone tell me what
> > NFS client software is on the RH machine ? Would upgrading the version
> > ONTAP help alleviate the problems or provide me with any better tools
> > debuging the problem ? I am a bit new to troubleshooting NFS problems so
> > some of the questions seem a bit silly I apologize in advance.
> > Anyway, all help is appreciated.
> > Regards,
> > Richard.
> David Airlie, Software Engineer
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