[ILUG] NFS advice
paul at clubi.ie
Tue Feb 7 20:03:38 GMT 2006
On Tue, 7 Feb 2006, Kevin Philp wrote:
> I have changed the mounts to to tcp and added the no_subtree_check
> to the server. I have also disabled IPV6 on the desktops anyway...
IPv6 will make 0 difference to NFS.
> so far no complaints. I am wondering if the last "its slow"
> complaint was justified!! The system seems to work fine and then
> one of the desktops will just grind to a halt. For example -
> usually to open OpenOffice takes a few seonds, this can increase to
> 45 seconds when the system "plays up" and KDE can take 5-10 seconds
> to open a menu. Checking top I don't see much activity so its not
> an issue with desktop cpu or memory resources. Most frustrating of
> all its intermittent. A reboot clears the problem. It might not
> raise its head for hours or even days.
Sounds like you're running out of memory. OpenOffice particularly is
a bit of a hog. How much RAM do these machines have?
> The server is Mandrake 9.1 (nfs v2)
> The desktops are Mandrake 10.2
Says nothing to me, I was curious about kernel version really.
Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie paul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
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