I have my first Linux system up and running. I am presently running,
Apache, wu-ftp, samba and mrtg. Everything seems to be working well
except for one performance issue. When putting a file on the hard drive
using my data transfer is only about 57kbytes/sec. but taking the same
file with all other variables the same I get about 600kbytes/sec.
transfer rate. This happens on my ftp client as well as SAMBA. When a
file is in download I never get over 40% loading to the CPU or 20% to
memory using TOP. Also, I have plenty of SWAP space set up for the
computer. I am running this on an IBM 77 PS/2 486DSX-66 with 32MRAM,
three SCSI drives, and one scsi CDROM. I have 64Mb of swap space
setup. My shared file and my ftp files are on two different drives and
they are both alike(1.2G SCSI). My network card is an IBM
token-ring16/4. I am set to run at 16MB/s and in ifconfig my settings
are as follows:
I am running TCP/IP only.
loaded and therebye slowing the receipt of packets over the TR port.Quote:>From the tests I have run it does not seem that the system is getting
You can tell that when a file is coming in, the operating system is not
hitting the hard very often so it does not seem to be driving the swap
I guess what I am asking is for some info as to why there would be such
a great difference in the read and write speed of files to the system.
Oh, and I am running slakware.