Subject: Re: But why?
To: None <>
From: Larry McVoy <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/24/1996 13:56:15
: > Sheesh, I wouldn't hire you and I do that sort of shit for living.
: Hiring or working on optimisations :-)))


: > SGI's NFS get's 20MB/sec over Hippi.  Add the "-o bds" option and you get
: > 80MB/sec.  Oh, did I mention that we scale?  3 processes is 190MB/sec.
: > That's bytes, not bits, bucky boy.  Cray, my ass.  AFS?  Don't make me
: > laugh, what a joke.  AFS is 10-out-of-10 on the bloato meter.
: 20MB/sec over hippi, I guess with 32k request-size (which is not standard NFS).

It's NFS v3, 48K blocks, standard as it gets, passes connectathon, etc.
Nobody in the industry is claiming SGI's NFS is non standard.