Hosting K12LTSP on Solaris 10

Bond, Darryl dbond at
Fri Feb 13 10:05:56 UTC 2009

We are moving out LTSP environment from LTSP4.2 to K12Linux 5.1 hosted on Solaris.

When we updated one of our Solaris servers from Solaris 8 to 10 on LTSP4.2 we found that the nfs performance was horrible with the machine sometimes not completing the boot from NFS errors.
The fix was to set the NFS block size to 8192 for read and write. The clients booted better than ever.
The way this was done was to set the nfs module parameter on the kernel command line with MOPTS=...

K12Linux has the same problem, except that the MOPTS does not seem to do anything.

What to do??


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