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From: Bill Davidsen <>
To: Florin Iucha <>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: 2.6.21-rc1: CIFS cheers, NFS4 jeers
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 08:35:54 -0500	[thread overview]
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Florin Iucha wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 09:36:23PM -0500, Bill Davidsen wrote:
>> Florin Iucha wrote:
>>> Hello, it's me and my 70 GB of photos again.
>>> I have tested both CIFS and NFSv4 clients in kernel 2.6.20-rc1 . CIFS
>>> passed with flying colors and NFSv4 stalled after 7 GB.
>> Neil has been diddling NFS, I did some light testing with 2.6.20-git14 
>> with 190GB of mp3 and mpg files (library of congress folk music) without 
>> hangs. Just "did it work" tests, copy 20-30GB to server, do md5 on the 
>> data pulled back from the server.
>> Didn't hang, performance testing later.
> 2.6.20-rcX used to copy all files then hang on certain operations that
> I think used the VFS.  2.6.21-rc1 stalls the NFS transfer itself after
> several GB.  The data was never corrupted.
> Have you tried copying _ALL_ 190 GB to the server?

No, but as noted I was doing 20-30GB, so if "several" is a small number 
I'm not seeing that behavior. I'm using a Gbit connection if that is not 
the same as your setup. I have additional testing queued for time 
available this week.

bill davidsen <>
  CTO TMR Associates, Inc
  Doing interesting things with small computers since 1979

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-28 13:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-26  6:45 2.6.20-rc1: " Florin Iucha
2007-02-26  6:48 ` Correction 2.6.21-rc1 Was: " Florin Iucha
2007-02-28  2:36 ` Bill Davidsen
2007-02-28  4:03   ` 2.6.21-rc1: " Florin Iucha
2007-02-28 13:35     ` Bill Davidsen [this message]
2007-03-01  5:52 ` 2.6.20-rc1: " Andrew Morton
2007-03-02  3:02   ` Florin Iucha
2007-03-02 14:39     ` Florin Iucha

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