On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 07:15:46AM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Paul O'Malley thought:
> Conor Daly wrote:
> >dump -0 -f remote:/dev/nst0 /filesystem
> >local and remote machines are connected by a crossover cable. Their
> >connections show up in dmesg output as running at 1000bit full duplex. I
> >can do:
> >scp /path/to/7.1Gb_file remote:
> >and get about 40Mb/s throughput which translates to about 2 hours for
> >Any clue why dump is taking so long? The filesystem it's dumping has not
> >too many files, each file is fairly large (~2Gb).
> >Running dump on RHEL 5
>> Seriously, although I am guessing here.
>> I think the fault is with the high end intel nic cards you are running.
>> Tell me you are running intel and I'll tell you what the problem is. ;-)
eth1: Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5708 1000Base-T (B2) PCI-X 64-bit 133MHz
found at mem ca000000, IRQ 169, node addr 001a646395ae
# cat /etc/modprobe.conf
alias eth1 bnx2
Conor Daly <conor.daly at cod.homelinux.org>
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GCS/G/S/O d+(-) s:+ a+ C++(+) UL++++ US++ P>++ L+++>++++ E--- W++ !N
PS+ PE Y+ PGP? tv(-) b+++(+) G e+++(*) h-- r+++ z++++
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