very poor NFS performance from a beta3

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sun Nov 18 03:59:13 PST 2007

Jonathan Horne wrote:
> i updated my workstatino to beta3, and then got on a 6.2-p8 machine and 
> mounted /usr/src and /usr/obj from the beta3.   tried to installkernel, but 
> it moved as painful pace.  would get to the point where it moves kernel to 
> kernel.old, and would just pause for a long time.  file transfer showed about 
> 104k.
> i took this same 6.2-p8 box, and mounted src and obj from my main 6.2 build 
> server, and reinstalled the 6.2-p8 kernel, and speed was as expected.
> is there anywhere i can being looking to troubleshoot this problem (as to why 
> the 7.0b3 would serve NFS so slowly)?

This is usually because your NIC has mis-negotiated and is unable to 
pass packets properly.


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