[CentOS] 1 Gbit/s Ethernet NIC under CentOS

Sat Dec 4 00:48:44 UTC 2010
Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com>

On 12/03/2010 03:48 PM, Ross Walker wrote:
> If the protocol is latency sensitive then jumbo frames are BAD as it
> adds more latency because frames take longer to fill, longer to
> transmit and thus other conversations have to wait longer (poor
> pipelining/interlacing).
> CIFS/NFS aren't really latency sensitive protocols though. If a
> protocol has a big TCP window then it will not tend to be latency
> sensitive.

I measure better throughput on NFS with jumbo frames than without. 
Measurement trumps assertions. :)