https + large-file sending, sometimes fails

Gábor Farkas gabor at
Tue Dec 18 13:02:50 MSK 2007

Dave Cheney wrote:
> Hi,
>     We've been seeing this problem with large (10's of megabyte) static 
> files being served from an NFS volume over https. We also use https in 
> our application for cart and login screens but have not seen any errors 
> of the type reported below. I tried a number of times to recompile nginx 
> using different ssl libraries and different proxy configurations but ran 
> our of time and removed the https download.
>     The one clue that you've provided Gábor is NFS. I can reproduce the 
> problem very easily so I will now try with the static files located on a 
> local volume, not NFS.

hi Dave,

i do not want to destroy your hope, but unfortunately we can also 
reproduce it using local-disks (so no NFS) :(


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