[OT] Lite5200B w/ nfs root hangs after some time

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Apr 23 04:10:59 EST 2009

Dear Albrecht =?iso-8859-1?b?RHJl3w==?=,

In message <1240422181.5492.0 at antares> you wrote:
> this question is maybe off-topic on this list...

This is not off topic (actually, if you had bothered to check the
mailing ist archives before posting, you would have known - because
you would have found previous discussions of this issue, including the
necessary fix).

> I use the Lite5200B board with stock kernel 2.6.29, and boot with the  

That's known to show this problem.

> [ 4912.350855] nfs: server not responding, still trying

well known symptom.

> an the the system is *completely* dead, i.e. it doesn't respond to  

No, it is NOT completely dead, just extremely slow.

> Any idea what goes wrong here, and how I could fix it?

Apply this patch:


Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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