Torturing NFS

Justin Sherrill justin at
Thu May 14 06:23:39 PDT 2015 is all the history
I have.  It seems like it took a roundabout route to get to DragonFly.

On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 10:45 PM, Predrag Punosevac
<punosevac72 at> wrote:
> About 2-3 weeks ago I got assignment to do some serious torturing with
> the goal of NFS performance debugging and optimization. My original
> intent was just to use dd and measure read and writes over NFS while
> changing the block sizes as well as playing with fire async/sync option.
> However as I am learning little bit about the topic I realized that
> there is a slue of performance testing tools
> that I was completely ignorant about. Apparently one of those tools
> originating at SGI
> fsstress
> was preserved from oblivion by DragonFly community. Thus I got idea to
> solicit advise from this community regarding my original task.
> Any comments, pointers, paper references would be appreciated.
> Most Kind Regards,
> Predrag Punosevac

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