Subject: Re: NFS problems
To: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
From: Nathan J. Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/15/2002 10:18:25
Jukka Marin <email@example.com> 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?