Subject: Re: nfsd and process load sharing
To: <>
From: Guenther Grau <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/04/1999 12:50:01
Frank van der Linden wrote:
> NFS requests are handed to the first available nfsd process. In your case,
> it seems that requests are coming in at a low enough rate that most of them
> can be handled by the same (the first) nfsd, because it's not busy.
> I could change the code to put free nfsds at the back of the queue so that
> nfsds are used round-robin if it makes you feel happy ;-)

Huh, I'd prefer not to change this behaviour. Reusing the same
nfsd might have some advantages. It will more likely have more pages
in memory (, more cache lines valid?). Or is this not true because
the code pages are shared and the data segments are small?