[geeks] NFS across 3COM 2500
Joshua D Boyd
jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu
Sun May 19 15:51:05 CDT 2002
On Sun, May 19, 2002 at 07:50:54PM +0000, Kris Kirby wrote:
> On Sun, 19 May 2002, James Sharp wrote:
> > > On the client side, reset the default NFS packetsize to be smaller took care
> > > of my problems. But, my problems were that I could use files on the server,
> > > but it lost most packages relating to file useage.
> > Sounds like IP fragmentation may not be turned on on your 2500. I
> > don't remember where in the menus you set it up, but make sure its on.
> I usually run 1024 byte NFS packets to begin with; I've been doing it
> since '96 when I first started with 3C503s and such (they drop packets all
> over the place).
> The only issue I've *ever* even remotely come close to pinning on the
> LanPLEX failing was a very high packets-per-second event. Mine is
> "tricked-out" at 12MB, but it still has it's limits.
> BTW: Does anyone have a PDF or manual for the syntax of the packet filters
> the LP2500 has in it? I've got a switch, but no book...
The books are online in PDFs. I can't find my link, but they have been posted
to either geeks or rescue more than once. I know I posted them once.
What benefits does the extra ram get you?
Joshua D. Boyd
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