[ILUG] Too many NFS ops between RH 5.2 machine and F740 filer.
airlied at csn.ul.ie
Sat Jan 5 18:14:44 GMT 2002
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 NetApp
> 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 the
> following line:
> 10.0.0.214 skinner-e0 NFSOPS = 20970 (54%)
> I have other mail servers of similar spec doing similar things that don't
> create half as many NFS ops. I have check /var/log/messages and any other
> 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 Red
> Hat 5.2 with kernel 2.0.38. The version of ONTAP on the filer is 5.3.1. The
> mount options are as follows:
> I guess what I am looking for is someway to debug the NFS packets, are some
> of them being refused/corrupted/re-sent ? Also, can someone tell me what the
> NFS client software is on the RH machine ? Would upgrading the version of
> ONTAP help alleviate the problems or provide me with any better tools for
> debuging the problem ? I am a bit new to troubleshooting NFS problems so if
> some of the questions seem a bit silly I apologize in advance.
> Anyway, all help is appreciated.
David Airlie, Software Engineer
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