URGENT: Need help understanding IOZONE reports

I have a set of reports from a run of IOZONE.  I am having problems understanding the graphed data.  Any pointers in the right direction would be appreciated.
We are having issues with NFS from an IBM server to a Netapp filer.

Thanks,

Craig
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Craig SharpLead Enginneer - Unix Server TeamAsked:
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wiggs1006Commented:
Here is some documentation on Iozone: http://www.iozone.org/docs/IOzone_msword_98.doc.  Let me know if this is even in the right direction of what you are looking for.  

One more link: http://www.phenix.bnl.gov/phenix/project_info/electronics/haggerty/iozone/

Good Luck,

Corey
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Craig SharpLead Enginneer - Unix Server TeamAuthor Commented:
Corey,

Thanks for the reply.  I have looked at the documentation on Iozone.  What I need to know is how to interperate what I am seening in the graphs and data.
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nep1Commented:
Try http://www.iozone.org/docs/IOzone_msword_98.pdf again. Scroll down to page 11, it shows a Read performance graph and a few others. It also explains what it is your looking at, how to get accurate reports, and basic details of how to configure IOzone for use with NFS...
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Craig SharpLead Enginneer - Unix Server TeamAuthor Commented:
I have looked at the docs but I still need to get a clear understanding of the results.  The docs are not clear on exactly how to interpret the graphs and results.
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nep1Commented:
Hi csharp2a, I think the following link may be what your looking for.

http://csci.mrs.umn.edu/twiki/view/Dungeon/IOzoneResults

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