Bytes hanging in NFS socket?

Thomas =?ISO-8859-1?Q?K=F6nig?= (
Wed, 8 May 1996 15:02:20 +0200 (MET DST)

In a few recent kernels, I've observed that sometimes, a NFS socket
seems to keep data around:

Active Internet connections
Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address (State) User
udp 3403 0 ESTABLISHED

They seem to be thrown away with the next operation on the directory,
or so it seems. I've observed no ill effects, but this still seems

Thomas Koenig,, ig25@dkauni2.bitnet.
The joy of engineering is to find a straight line on a double
logarithmic diagram.