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accessing files on a SUN file server from a Symbolics
I have encountered an annoying problem with Genera 8.0.1. When accessing
files on our SUN file server and the file is located several directories down,
access is extremely slow. I have tracked this down to the manner in which the
Symbolics reads the directory entries. It seems to continually reread the directory
in which the file is located. Sometimes it even revisits the directories above.
If I am moving a large file accross the network this can become extremely slow.
The protocol being used is TCP-FTP and the Symbolics machine is a 3675. Is
there anyone out there who can help/explain what is going on?