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Re: Traffic while booting

Ken Yap wrote:
> >>From flipping the Power-Switch until the login-Prompt comes up about
> >12MByte auf Traffic go over the wire. (NFS-Root, Linux 2.2.15pre9,
> >base was once a SuSe Distribution, now only 11MB are left in
> >/tftpboot/
> >
> >While booting it mounts /usr and /data from the server. While the exports
> >are mounted about 7MByte of Data go over the wire. Has NFS so much to say?
> >Or is this something else?
> Over the whole period of the session or just the startup? I would guess
> it's running programs off /usr/bin.

Are you doing an ldconfig in your startup scripts and have /usr/lib etc.
listed in /etc/ That could generate quite a bit of NFS traffic
on /usr.


Bob Edwards.
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