[rescue] Solaris 9 NFS client with Linux server

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Aug 9 13:20:01 CDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-08-09 at 12:27 -0500, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> >From: Peter Corlett <abuse at cabal.org.uk>
> >Date: 2007/08/09 Thu AM 06:55:27 CDT
> >To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> >Subject: Re: [rescue] Solaris 9 NFS client with Linux server
> >On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 02:46:39PM +0300, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> >[...]
> >> However he has a 10mbit network, which may have congestion problems with
> >> long transmit queues.
> >
> >Given how cheap Fast Ethernet switches are, there really is no excuse to run
> >a 10Mb/s network any more.
> s/Fast/Gigabit/
> s/"10Mb/s"/"100Nb/s"
> Of course, YMMV (my current home network is 100 Mb/sec, but I'm just waiting to roll out a new infrastructure the next time I have to power down my machines - many already have Gigabit Ethernet, no sense holding them back on 100 Mb/sec if I don't have to ;^)

Of course, once you do that the trick then becomes trying to get
improved performance from the GigE.  I haven't been having great results
between a file server that is only barely faster than FastE anyway, and
machines that refuse to go fast for some reason (Macs).

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