[SATLUG] NFS super slow on Debian

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 23:04:41 CST 2011


Alex Bartonek wrote:
> (This is a copy-n-paste from a forum I put this issue on.  Hopefully
> its legible on the ML).
> 
> I'm having an odd problem.
> 
> I have FreeNAS 8.0.2 release i386 installed on a PowerEdge SC440 with
> an 80GB drive setup for FreeNAS and 320GB setup for NFS.
> 
> I have the NFS share mounted on my Debian Linux (latest.."Squeeze")
> box as:
> 
> 
> 192.168.1.11:/mnt/StorageA/themagicm on /media/StorageA type nfs
> (rw,nodev,addr=192.168.1.11)

> When I copy a 2.2GB file from the Linux box the first 500-600MB flys
> through at about 30mb sec, then slows down, 29, 28, 27, 26 and so on,
>  decrementing down to, oh I dunno, 1mb...crawling.

I wonder if there is a 2G issue here.  What happens if you try to copy a 
1.9G file?

   -- Bruce


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