I've also found that having the server that is serving also act as a client
(even by mounting something from localhost) can make the problem go away.
Rumour has it Adam Shand, on or about 06/02/2005 11:37 PM, whispered:
> As a follow up for Google (and anyone else that's interested) ...
> I had this symptom as well and the problem was simply that statd had died.
> Simply restarting statd (or in my case "/etc/init.d/nfs-common
> restart") solved the problem.
>> Hi Greg,
>> Since this will quickly degenerate into an NFS mail perhaps it should
>> be off list? Then again, other might encounter the same
>> problem so I just put an [OT] warning in.
>> The NFS server is running Slackware 10 (their latest June release)
>> with a 2.6.7 kernel. It is compiled with all the NFS options
>> turned on:
>> # Network File Systems
>> And it is exported using the command:
>> /mnt/hd/ 192.168.0.0/255.255.0.0(sync,rw,no_root_squash)
>> The native file system is XFS.
>> My client is another Slackware 10 + kernel 2.6.7 system compiled with
>> # Network File Systems
>> # CONFIG_NFS_V4 is not set
>> # CONFIG_NFS_DIRECTIO is not set
>> # CONFIG_NFSD_V4 is not set
>> # CONFIG_NFSD_TCP is not set
>> # CONFIG_ROOT_NFS is not set
>> # CONFIG_RPCSEC_GSS_KRB5 is not set
>> And as I said, mounted with
>> 192.168.101.12:/mnt/hd/home/svn /data/svn-nfs-repos nfs
>> ,posix 0 0
>> Do you have any suggestions? I assume I am doing something obviously
>> wrong but I am new to this whole NFS thing.
>> It is whispered that Greg Hudson was heard, on or about 08/18/04
>> 00:30 to say:
>> >>svnadmin load /data/svn-nfs-repos/go-dev < go-dev.dmp
>> >>svn: Error opening db lockfile
>> >>svn: Can't get shared lock on file
>> '/data/svn-nfs-repos/go-dev/locks/db.lock': No locks available
>> > Although FSFS is designed to be less picky than BDB about the
>> > underlying file store, it does require the ability to perform file
>> > locking. That might change in the future, but for now it's a
>> > requirement.
>> > You didn't give much information about your NFS server platform (or
>> > the client platform); if your server is the old user-space Linux NFS
>> > server, I believe upgrading to the newer kernel nfsd might help.
>> Chris Beck / Y.A.B.A. / Fungal Genomics / Concordia University / tel.
>> ext. 5791
>> "We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
>> we borrow it from our Children."
Chris Beck - http://pacanukeha.blogspot.com
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