ubuntu 10.04: problems with thin clients hanging on boot

john lists.john at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 20:18:42 UTC 2011


Thanks Gavin,

I'll double check.

john

On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 12:51 PM, Gavin McCullagh <gmccullagh at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Wed, 14 Sep 2011, john wrote:
>
>> Some of my cable spans are 100 mb and there does seem to be a
>> correlation between distance from the server and the amount of
>> stations that hang. *Thinking out loud* I wonder if there is some work
>> around? Is this a race condition of some sort? If so I wonder if some
>> variation on the nbd_server sleep method above might help. I guess
>> I'll try remove the "quiet" option on client boot and bump the wait to
>> 10 seconds and see if I can gain any more insight.
>
> It would be worth checking if they are autonegotiating at 100Mbit Full
> Duplex (or better).  If that's failing and you're getting 10Mbit/sec or
> half duplex, you'll be in trouble.
>
> Gavin
>
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