[olug] Slow read speeds-SuSE

Bill Brush bbrush at gmail.com
Wed Apr 28 21:39:01 UTC 2010

What are you using for backup?  You have some obvious NSS partitions, so
those aren't vanilla SLES boxes, but SLES/OES boxes.  That could be a
significant factor.


On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 4:34 PM, Kevin <sharpestmarble at gmail.com> wrote:

> Do you have any concurrency issues? Are any other processes or backups
> accessing the same drive spindles at the same time as your backups?
> On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 16:16, Craig Wolf <CJWolf at mpsomaha.org> wrote:
> > Ok, my backups from one of my linux servers takes 5 days to finish...my
> window is 36 hours, not working right.  Throughput of about 1.5GB/hour.
> > So in my testing, copying a 158MB directory to the server takes about 1
> Minute 5 seconds.  Copying same structure off the box takes almost 7
> minutes.  Network switches show no issues/error.  iostat shows slow to no
> throughput at all on read.
> >
> > SO, the million dollar question is, what should I look at for fixing
> this??  Do I use hdparm?

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