Re: NFS and kernel 2.6.x

From: Trond Myklebust
Date: Sun Apr 18 2004 - 02:07:56 EST

On Sat, 2004-04-17 at 20:26, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> Are they intended to stop doubling at 3.2? The major timeout
> thus happens after 22.3 seconds.
> Unsurprisingly, subsequent major timeouts take 44.1 seconds.

Right... ...but since the timeout value is already capped at 60 seconds,
this is not a major problem. It is pretty pointless to be talking about
"predictable" or "consistent" behaviour when talking about a situation
where we believe that the server has crashed.

AFAICS, all we care about is to establish a predictable *lower limit*.

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