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SubjectRe: NFS read performance ugliness
> Writes are so slow that NFS is practically unusable. Too bad, cause I
> have lots of unused disk space on Suns, around here.
> My tests are on very similar equipment, both computers on 100MBps
> full-duplex ports on switch. DE500-BA (de4x5 driver) on Linux.
> I tried changing rsize/wsize parameters, but achieved nothing.
> All other types of network communication run at half to full network
> speed (50 - 100MBps). Also when mounting Sun's disks to other Sun,
> performance is quite OK.
> Is there any workaround?

Use 2.0.x. The 2.1.x NFS code needs several major modifications before it will
perform acceptably against Sun equipment - notably write gathering support.


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