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Re: [K12OSN] bootup slow -- nfs server not responding



Peter Scheie wrote:
> 
> 
> Rob Owens wrote:
>> george kocke wrote:
>>> Rob Owens wrote:
>>>
>>>> The reason I upgraded the RAM is because I've been getting slow boot
>>>> times on the thin clients, with the message "nfs server not responding"
>>>> showing up at least 10 times during the boot process.  The clients
>>>> eventually boot successfully.  The upgrade didn't seem to help, but
>>>> hey,
>>>> it was cheap and easy to try.
>>> Sorry if anyone else has responded with this, but the URL below helped
>>> me when I ran into this problem:
>>>
>>> http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/NFS#NFS_Server_not_responding
>>>
>> This seems to have solved my problem.  I only tested it on PXE so far,
>> but the problem has completely disappeared when PXE booting.
>>
>> For the archives:
>>
>> My "append" line in pxelinux.cfg/default was slightly different than the
>> one shown on the wiki.  I simply added:
>>
>>     MOPTS=nolock,ro,wsize=2048,rsize=2048
>>
>> to the end of my existing "append" line.
>>
> I've had to use this same setting with some clients with 100Mb NICs when
> they are plugged into a gigabit port on the swithc (say, an 8-port
> switch with all gbit ports), even though they boot just fine when
> plugged into a 100Mb port (and server is plugged into the gbit port).
> 
That's exactly my situation!  In fact, our old 100Mb switch (with 1000Mb
uplink) recently went bad, and was replaced with a full 1000Mb switch.
I guess that must be when the trouble started.

-Rob
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