Configure Snow Leopard to mount nfs using ports < 1024

Add the -o resvport as the mount option because Linux server will refuse NFS requests coming from a non-reserved (<1024) source port

VMware Server Tuning

TCP/IP tuning

How To: Network / TCP / UDP Tuning This is a very basic step by step description of how to improve the performance networking (TCP & UDP) on Linux 2.4+ for high-bandwidth applications. These settings are especially important for GigE links. Jump to Quick Step or All The Steps. Assumptions This howto assumes that the […]

Office’s Garden

Has setup a mini Office Garden using an equipment rack. Hope my plants can grow healthy in it la.

socket options = IPTOS_LOWDELAY TCP_NODELAY SO_SNDBUF=8192 SO_RCVBUF=8192 in smb.conf

I have set this socket option as one of the performance tuning configuration on my production samba server long ago in the 100M/bit network era. Many later configured samba servers inherited this configuration naturally. However when I test the samba performance of my latest configured Dell PowerEdge Data server, the result is astonishing. Its throughput […]