[GLLUG] NFS is worn out?
john at sinodun.org.uk
Sat Jun 1 15:22:44 UTC 2013
On 01/06/13 16:17, Hearns, John wrote:
> Are you having hostname lookup problems?
> Check your /etc/resolv.conf and /etc/nsswitch.conf and make sure you can
> always resolve 'revo2' quickly.
DNS is fine. It runs on the same box and /etc/resolv.conf points to
> Also as I say look for processes waiting in 'D' state.
Will do. Thanks for the suggestion about nfswatch. Installed and
trying it out.
> Also run a smartctl self test on your disk - are things hanging while
> your disk is reporting that it is ill?
> You would probably see that in the system log file anyway, but worth
The disk seems perfectly hunky. I can retrieve the same files by any
other means, and I'm not getting any disk errors. The whole disk is
backed up nightly, which happens without so much as a peep. Only NFS
access has any difficulties.
Having posted my original message I suddenly thought to google the
second error message rather than the first one as I had been doing, and
immediately came up with this:
Which sounds like a description of exactly my problem. I'm trying the
fix described there and will see if it helps.
Thanks for your assistance.
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