Subject: Re: NFS problems
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/15/2002 10:18:25
Jukka Marin <> writes:

> The same problem exists with three different clients (a 150 MHz laptop,
> a 233 MHz desktop system, and a 700 MHz Athlon box).  All but the laptop
> are on the same Ethernet; the laptop uses a Lucent wireless card (wi0)
> and is behind the 233 MHz router box.

First thing to try: Crank down the NFS block size, with
-r=4096,-w=4096 in /etc/fstab. It seems that there is an unfortunate
interaction between our default NFS block size, network stack, and
slower network cards.

What network cards are the various machines using?

        - Nathan