NFS over GB ethernet
becker at scyld.com
Wed Nov 6 16:06:50 EST 2002
On 6 Nov 2002, Vann H. Walke wrote:
> One other thing to try is to disable auto-negotiation on your switch.
> If the gigabit switch takes longer to negotiate the connection settings
> than NFS is willing to wait, the links will fail. Manually setting the
> switch ports could fix things in that case.
Autonegotiation *will* take less than 3 seconds.
Typically the negotiation takes milliseconds.
The problem is likely that the switch is configured to perform discovery
when the link drops, and won't pass normal traffic for about a minute.
Donald Becker becker at scyld.com
Scyld Computing Corporation http://www.scyld.com
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