show stopper for us: dev nbd0 clients locking up losing connection with server

Scott Balneaves sbalneav at
Fri Sep 12 18:55:06 BST 2008

On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 10:46:56AM -0700, john wrote:
> Hi all,
> I migrated one of our schools to Hardy on a 64 bit 4 core machine, 8
> gigs ram, running a 32 bit image for ntavo 6030 series clients.
> About 20% of my 40 workstations are going down on any given day. It
> looks like they are losing there connection to the LTSP server
> /var/log/messages has lots of stuff like:

Could you give us a few more specs on the thin clients?  CPU/RAM
specifically?  Do you have NBD_SWAP turned on?  Is it all the same clients, or
random ones?  All on the same switch? etc.


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