[Beowulf] number of NFS daemons

Mark Hahn hahn at mcmaster.ca
Thu Mar 8 10:03:54 PST 2007

> I've used this as a baseline for how many daemons to start by:
> (num of mounts * num of nodes) / 20

I use nnodes/2 <= ndaemons <= nnodes.  I don't see that extra 
NFS kernel threads are terribly expensive, though I also haven't
tried to measure the effect.

regards, mark hahn.

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