Subject: Re: Miserable NFS performance between NetBSD and MacOS X
To: None <port-macppc@NetBSD.org, netbsd-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/13/2005 23:31:37
On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 10:56:57PM +0000, Rui Paulo wrote:
> | I've got a NetBSD 3.0_RC6 NFS server and a MacOS X 10.3.9 NFS client.
> | NFS works fine in general but is miserable slow. Copying a file 300MB
> | file takes about an hour. Transfering a file of the same size with
> | FTP only takes half a minute. "ttcp" between the two systems runs
> | nicely at 90MB/s. The mount parameters in "mounts.byname"
> | look like this:
> | server:/remote/path /local/path nfs rw,nosuid,nodevs,resvport,tcp 0 0
> | Has anybody else seen similar problems? Is there a solution?
> Sorry if this is a dumb question, but have you already tried NFS over
> UDP ?
No, I didn't. I generally don't trust NFS over UDP. And "ttcp" proves
that TCP works fine.
Matthias Scheler http://scheler.de/~matthias/