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Date:	Thu, 27 Dec 2007 10:50:04 +0200
From:	"saeed bishara" <saeed.bishara@...il.com>
To:	"Jeff Garzik" <jeff@...zik.org>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	"NFS list" <linux-nfs@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: read-ahead in NFS server

> (linux-nfs added to cc)
>
> I cannot speak for the NFS server code specifically, but 32kb sounds
> like a network read (or write) data size limit.
yes
>
> Are you using TCP?  Are you using NFSv4, or an older version?
I'm using NFSv3/UDP.
I found that the actual requests size was 16KB, after doing some hacks
in server&client I managed to make it 60KB, now I see better
performance, and I see that the average request size is ~130KB which
means that there is actually read-ahead. but why it's only 130KB? how
can I make it larger?
when I run local dd with bs=4K, I can see that the average IO size is
more than 300KB.
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