On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 02:54:39PM +0200, Valerio daelli wrote: > Hi all > we have a FreeBSD 5.4 exporting some NFS filesystem to a cluster of gentoo > boxes > (kernel 2.6.12). > Our exported storage disk is an Apple XRaid. > We have Gigabit Ethernet both on the client and the server. > We would like to improve our read performance. > This is our performance: > > about 10Mb reading a file of 1Gb with dd > > and iozone confirms this result. > We already use the normal optimization flags (we use rpc.lockd and > rpc.statd, on the client we have > read size 65536 and a read ahead of 4 blocks, the async options). > Is our performance the best we can get? Can we improve it?
"5.4" and "filesystem performance" cannot be said together in the same sentence. Upgrade to 6.1. Kris
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