[ILUG] Bigger pipes...
kenn at bluetree.ie
Wed Apr 25 17:38:29 IST 2001
> > "Kenn Humborg" said:
> > > Before I go and write a mega-pipe that uses select() or
> > > poll() to implement a large buffer between two processes,
> > > does anyone know of any existing tool to do this?
> > I doubt the pipe buffer will help much.
> > The big problem is probably the fact that you're using NFS. Try plain
> > TCP, such as "rsh" if possible, to make it a bit more efficient.
> I'll try it, but I'm not convinced. Just pulling across NFS
> (i.e. 100% network-I/O-bound) takes 20secs. Decompression
And using rsh or netcat takes _5_minutes_! WTF?
Next I'll try out mbuffer...
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