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I mount an NFS using this command:

mount -o rsize=8192,wsize=8192,timeo=14,intr serverip:/directory /mnt/directory

However the mount appears on the client as expected a command like ls -a work pretty fast on the nfs mount. But when I try to list the mounted directory via FTP it gets very very slow ( 1.250 bytes in 160,39s (0,01KB/s) ). But surprisingly downloading files via FTP from nfs work with normal speeds.

I tested several values for rsize and wsize parameter with no success.

Both client and server are running Debian squeeze and NFSv4

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up vote 1 down vote accepted

Problem solved: I used glftpd as FTP Server and switched to vsftpd. Now everything works as expected.

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