NFS over GB ethernet
edwardsa at plk.af.mil
Thu Nov 7 09:31:14 PST 2002
This sounds like what we are seeing. I believe that the automount
solution will suit our needs best. Thanks to all for your inputs. I
learned a lot about how machines come up.
On Wed, Nov 06, 2002 at 04:06:50PM -0500, Donald Becker wrote:
> On 6 Nov 2002, Vann H. Walke wrote:
> > One other thing to try is to disable auto-negotiation on your switch.
> > If the gigabit switch takes longer to negotiate the connection settings
> > than NFS is willing to wait, the links will fail. Manually setting the
> > switch ports could fix things in that case.
> Autonegotiation *will* take less than 3 seconds.
> Typically the negotiation takes milliseconds.
> The problem is likely that the switch is configured to perform discovery
> when the link drops, and won't pass normal traffic for about a minute.
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