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Re: erratic networking problem
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: erratic networking problem
- From: Han Boetes <han_(_at_)_mijncomputer_(_dot_)_nl>
- Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 06:25:03 +0100
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
per engelbrecht wrote:
> Han Boetes wrote:
> > per engelbrecht wrote:
> > > recently had a problem with a NFS server. Lousy performance
> > > when getting data (not putting) from most clients (but not
> > > all) until they discovered diffs in size of the
> > > transmit/receive bufferes. When fixed users felt like going
> > > from walking to flying both ways.
> > > They do not use OpenBSD but the have different arch and OS
> > > as well i.e. might be a similar/related problem.
> > > I read an article recently about the tux kernel hackers
> > > working on a "auto sensing" feature for the upcomming
> > > 2.6.whatever dealing with this. The test result was quite
> > > impressive with performance gains x 10-20 and above.
> > Sounds interesting. But searching on google doesn't show any
> > usefull links. Nor did I find out how to read/set the
> > transmit/receive buffers for either OS.
> Can't find the article (typical!). Found this though;
> It describe the topic yes, but it's not "spot on".
Ow that will do fine. I also found comparable sysctls for
OpenBSD. I'll examine it in the morning, when my brains work
Thanks for looking this up for me, I appreciate it.