[DRBD-user] Sync rate is 300K/s!

Marshal Newrock marshal at idealso.com
Thu Mar 22 06:18:49 CET 2007

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On Wed, 21 Mar 2007 16:43:58 +0000 (GMT)
James Vanns <james.vanns at framestore-cfc.com> wrote:

> I have a crossover cable between two machines sporting 1GigE NICs.
> With DRBD 8.0.0 I'm getting a sync rate of '376 (320) K/sec' as
> reported by /proc/drbd! What gives!? This isn't normal as I had a
> better rate with beta 6 (I think). I have not put a cap on the
> maximum rate in the configuration file. I have also tried pausing the
> sync, adding a cap of ~600M, then resuming the sync all to no avail.
> Anyone else experience this?

Have you tried a straight cable between the gigabit NICs?  I believe
that using a crossover cable usually limits it to 100Mbps.

Marshal Newrock
Ideal Solution, LLC - http://www.idealso.com

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