NFS Performance (was Re: [Beowulf] GPFS on Linux (x86))

Buccaneer for Hire. buccaneer at
Sat Sep 16 06:14:04 PDT 2006

--- Chris Samuel <csamuel at> wrote:

> On Saturday 16 September 2006 12:49 am, Mark Hahn
> wrote:
> > upgrading the rhel server to a kernel
> would be minimal work,
> > probably...
> That certainly wasn't the case with RHEL3 where the
> 2.4 kernel had NPTL 
> backported from 2.6 and their userspace was built
> around that.. :-(

I have this a couple of times thinking I could improve
NFS performance on RHEL boxes.  It did not work and
talking with my guy at Redhat, he told me it won't work.

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