On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 11:35:46PM +0100, Niall O Broin mentioned:
> I have a @33MHz K6-II box running SuSE7 with their default 2.2.16 kernel. On
> that box I have a 55GB ReiserFS using LVM to merge a 40GB and an 18GB disk.
> It's running knfsd and I just copied 40GB of files to it getting a
> throughput of 2MB per second on a 100Mb network - 20% of wire speed is OK
> for NFS in my experience (I've seen write speeds of well < 100 KB/s onto Sun
> servers on 10Mb networks). I wouldn't really call that unusable, but of
> course SuSE have probably got it patched up nicely.
Just tested a RedHat7/2.4 client & a Mandrake 7.1/2.2.18 server here - a
107935744 byte file in 23.034 - a nice 4576KB/sec. So that's nearly 50% of
wirespeed...with other light traffic on the network.
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