Help ZFS FreeBSD 8.0 RC2 Write performance issue

Scott Ullrich sullrich at
Thu Nov 12 18:48:50 UTC 2009

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 1:44 PM, Sam Fourman Jr. <sfourman at> wrote:
> I guess I am confused a bit.
> Why is it that sftp has better write speed than NFS? and from what I
> am hearing there isn't a good way to fox it?
> what about if I try and tweak the nfs connection paramaters. all of
> these tests were done with whatever default is.
> anyone have any Ideas on better client connection parameters?

Sam, might want to take a look at my thread on freebsd-fs titled "Slow
disk write IO with ZFS / NFS".


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