some simple nfs-benchmarks on 5.4 RC2

Claus Guttesen kometen at
Tue Apr 19 04:43:58 PDT 2005

> > Q:
> > Will I get better performance upgrading the server from dual PIII to dual Xeon?
> > A:
> rsync is CPU intensive, so depending on how much cpu you were using for this,
> you may or may not gain.  How busy was the server during that time?  Is this to
> a single IDE disk?  If so, you are probably bottlenecked by that IDE drive.

The storage is ide->fiber. Using tcp-mounts and peaking 100 MB/s it
used just about 100 % cpu.

Rsync was only used to copy the folder recursively (-a),  it used nfs
to trasnfer the files to the nfs-server.


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