Subject: Re: NFS problems
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/20/2002 00:13:56
On Sat, Jul 20, 2002 at 01:09:39AM +0300, Jukka Marin wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 11:49:22PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > Hum, maybe your switch doesn't have enouth memory to buffer the NFS
> > bursts with 32k reads (this will be something like 22 or 23 packets),
> > when the next hop isn't at 100Mbs ?
> It's a 16-port switch with an 8K-entry MAC cache and a 512 KB packet
> buffer.  Shouldn't have any problems routing the packets between any
> two machines in my home network. ;-)
> Besides, as far as I can tell, the problems started when I started
> upgrading the client systems from something like 1.5W to 1.6beta or
> so.  No hardware or network changes were made.

I don't remember at which time the default read/write size was changed to
32k, but I guess it's older than 1.5W

Manuel Bouyer <>