lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1998]   [Nov]   [3]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: NFS read performance ugliness
Date
> 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.

Alan


-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:45    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site