Throughput problems with NFS

David Rhodus drhodus at
Sat Oct 11 21:13:18 PDT 2003

I have been able to duplicate the problems Richard Sharpe was
having while using Linux as a client. This seems to have a limiting
factor of throttling the throughput to around 5MB/s.  This is caused
from the segment remaining un-acked so adding a reserve of 2048
bytes will work around for this. I've added a sysctl to allow finer 
control over this option.

You can obtain the patch from:

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