NFS performance..

WipeOut wipe_out at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Dec 1 12:32:53 UTC 2003


Harry Putnam wrote:

>WipeOut <wipe_out at users.sourceforge.net> writes:
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>>You can override this by adding the "async" option to the NFS
>>export.. when you do this NFS will buffer the writes and is actually
>>then faster than Samba (probably down to the fact that its using UDP
>>instead of TCP).. When buffering the writes in any system there is a
>>chance of data loss in the event of a power failure or a server
>>crash..
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>No hits on a grep for `sync' in either `man nfs' or `man nfsd' 
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>Where might I read about that option?
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Take a look at "man exports" and look at the "async" option.. The "sync" 
option is the default..

Later





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