Re: NFS and kernel 2.6.x

From: Marc Singer
Date: Sat Apr 17 2004 - 17:24:17 EST

On Sat, Apr 17, 2004 at 11:58:33AM -0700, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> > I'd be glad to compare TCP to UDP on my system. It's using an nfsroot
> > mount. It looks like the support is there. What activates it?
> It's all there. Just use the "tcp" mount option.

I have a data point for comparison.

I'm copying a 40MiB file over NFS. In five trials, the mean transfer
times are

UDP (v2): 48.5s
TCP (v3): 52.7s

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