Subject: Re: nfsd server usage seems unevenly distributed.
To: Stephen M. Jones <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/16/2004 22:38:27
On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 05:47:03PM -0600, Stephen M. Jones wrote:
> > As I understand it (admittedly at a simple level!), nfsd's are tried in
> > order.  If one is busy, then the next on the list is used and so on.
> This was my assumption as well, but with the clients complaining about the
> server not responding tells me there is some latency there where the 
> request isn't being heard by the non-pigged out processes.

Or maybe it's just the backlog of I/O on the disks that cause this.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 23 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference