Raymond Burgess wrote:
I have a couple of strange things happening on my system, if anyone has
any ideas on what is cause them please let me know.
First, I am running RH 9 on my workstation and have a RH 7.1 box
running as a webserver. I mount /home via nfs from the RH 7 box to my
workstation. I have noticed that write speeds to /home are very slow,
with no obvious reason. If I copy a file from /tmp (local) to
/home/raymond (remote) it takes forever, and there is next to no network
usage or cpu load. Transfers in the opersite direction saturate the
I am using the following options for mount: rsize=8192,wsize=8192,intr
I had this probably on a machine a couple of computers ago and I'm not
sure exactly of the details but I think I had to change the wsize to
something smaller and that sped things up. I think it had something to
do with being compatible with the buffer size on the enet card.
I think I may have read about that in the NFS HOWTO.