Re: NFS and kernel 2.6.x

From: Helge Hafting
Date: Mon Apr 19 2004 - 04:07:33 EST

Matthias Urlichs wrote:
Hi, Trond Myklebust wrote:

As for blanket statements like the above: I have seen no evidence yet
that they are any more warranted in 2.6.x than they were in 2.4.x.

Oh, I saw the problem too: a slow client couldn't do full-size reads from
a fast server because the buffer on the client's network card was just 8k.

You can force nfs to use smaller packets, useful for those who
have to use udp because the server doesn't support nfs over tcp.
Try 8k, or even 4k.

Helge Hafting

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