Optimising NFS for system files

Bernard Dugas bernard at dugas-family.org
Tue Dec 30 15:06:16 UTC 2008

Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>> So you din't think that if all files are already in RAM on server, i 
>> will save the drive access time ?
> FreeBSD automatically use all free memory as cache.


 > there is slowdown because network introduces slight delay,
 > but few ms at most if network is made properly

This is a Gbps network with only 1 switch between nfs server and client, 
with less than 0.2ms ping. So bandwidth should not be a problem, seems 
that NFSV3 is the limitation...

Trying to change mtu, but don't look easy, where can i find the possible 
range for ports ?

Best regards,
Bernard DUGAS Mobile +33 615 333 770

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