Subject: Re: NFS writes NetBSD vs FreeBSD
To: None <>
From: Michael L. Hitch <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 07/15/2004 13:18:48
On Thu, 15 Jul 2004, Werner Backes wrote:

> Stephen M. Jones wrote:
> > and as you'd expect the numbers for writing on each other's mounts were
> > fairly even with numbers between ~2070000 and ~3011000 B/s  .. slow for
> > 100mbit ethernet, but fair for NFS you might think.
> I had a FreeBSD (3.4) server with a Sun Solaris Client some time ago and
> got around 10MB/sec read/write via NFS over 100MBit Ethernet, so
> everything less seems slow to me :). But I have to admit that this has
> been measured by copying large files to and from the server, so maybe
> this is not comparable to what nfsio shows.

Hmmm.  I just started running some tests between my CS20s (one running
1.6.1 and the other running 1.6ZC - both SMP), and I am seeing 10-11MB/sec
transfers.  However, I'm not seeing any fxp timeouts - which would
significantly affect the throughput.

Michael L. Hitch
Computer Consultant
Information Technology Center
Montana State University	Bozeman, MT	USA