On Tue, 1 Aug 2006, Niall O Broin wrote:
> local disk, the source of the file being another NFS mount) but NFS
> file operations are expensive.
> I did a little test like this:
>> time (for in in `seq 1 1000`;do cp /etc/passwd nfstest/file$x;done)
>> With nfstest on an NFS mount, this took 1m32s. With nfstest on a local disk
> it took 14s.
$ time for x in `seq 1 1000`;do /bin/cp -f /etc/passwd ~/nfstest/file$x;done
Nearly same as your local disk. Though local for the above fs would
Are you running NFS over 802.11? That's a lot slower for me (above
was switched LAN), but not quite as bad as yours:
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