'RPC transaction timed out' error on clients

Dr R D Gidden rdg at theleys.cambs.sch.uk
Fri Sep 24 10:24:13 BST 1999

At 09:38 AM 9/24/99 +0100, Josef Karthauser wrote:
>On Fri, Sep 24, 1999 at 09:18:57AM +0100, Dr R D Gidden wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 23, 1999 at 05:12:31PM +0100, I wrote:
>> > We are running 2.1.5 (old!!) on our school file server
>> > and it has suddenly started giving errors to users logging 
>> > on from Acorns with Omniclient I with the error shown on 
>> > the client machine as in the Subject: line.  I believe 
>> > Omniclient is a samba client (?)
>> Silly me! It's an NFS client ... 
>Ahha! :)  It's probably worth upgrading to FreeBSD-3.3, your
>server would benefit from the improvements that have occured
>since 2.1.5 (2.1.6 2.1.7,, 2.2.2, 2.2.5, 2.2.6, 2.2.7, 2.2.8,
>3.0, 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3 :)
>Josef Karthauser	FreeBSD: How many times have you booted today?
>Technical Manager	Viagra for your server (http://www.uk.freebsd.org)
>Pavilion Internet plc.  [joe at pavilion.net, joe at uk.freebsd.org, joe at tao.or

Yes, I know, but it's a *heavily* used server which I wouldn't dare 
take down for any length of time, particularly as I'm not confident 
in getting all the services/daemons to run with the change of 
/etc structure between 2.1 and 3.3.  Not an option during term-time 
at least ... I might be safe getting at it 23:00:00 12/12/1999 for 
a few minutes, particularly as I don't need to worry about Y2k 
with FreeBSD ;-)


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