why nfs is so slow?

Mike Tancsa mike at sentex.net
Tue Dec 11 19:18:40 PST 2007

On Tue, 11 Dec 2007 12:02:07 +0100 (CET), in
sentex.lists.freebsd.questions you wrote:

>i'm getting about 6MB/s with NFS (100Mbit cross-connect ethernet), while 
>over 9.5 by FTP.
>nfs is set to work over TCP.

What mount options are you using ?  

I use something like the following /offsite-backup nfs

in fstab


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