Re: 2.1.131 isn't quite it for me

Alan Cox (
Mon, 7 Dec 1998 14:39:31 +0000 (GMT)

> > It will be for servers with 8K page size (ie DEC Unix, Solaris Sparc)
> Ok. Is this a matter of design problem or closer to 'just a matter
> of programming'? If NFS is going to be that slow I'll either have
> to undertake to fix it or switch to a BSD :-I

Its a design flaw in the current code

> The mounted rsize/wsize was 8k as under 2.0, that might not be optimal
> anymore.

8K is the optimal value. The current NFS code is driven off the page cache
which means it gets 4K requests, and doesn't yet merge adjacent requests
into a single 8K write. Most of the needed code is there

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