Re: NFS and kernel 2.6.x

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Fri Apr 16 2004 - 15:35:25 EST

Marcelo Tosatti <marcelo.tosatti@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Maaybe TCP should be the default then ? In case no one finds the reason
> why NFS over UDP is slower on 2.6.x than 2.4.x. It seems there are
> quite a few reports confirming the slowdown. Maybe Jamie Lokier is right in
> theory?

Problem is that older linux knfsd (early 2.4) tend to crash or hang
after some time when they have to talk TCP. But I guess it would
be still a better default ...


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