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Re: Speed Problem Copying Files

Am 09.05.2019 um 11:14 schrieb Jonas Smedegaard:
> Quoting Lothar Schilling (2019-05-09 10:49:32)
>> for years I have used CentOS for our server landscape. Now I decided 
>> to give Debian a try.
> Welcome to Debian!
> I sincerely hope you will appreciate Debian.
>> I just set up a Stretch 9.8 system supposed to become our main backup 
>> server. So I set up a backup job wih rsync. But the going is really 
>> very very slooooow. Trying to figure out what's happening:
>>   * iperf -c [host] => bandwith almost 1000 Mbit, that's fine.
>>   * dd if=/dev/zero of=/daten/testfile bs=1G count=10 oflag=direct =>
>>     10737418240 Bytes (11 GB, 10 GiB) kopiert, 40,4992 s, 265 MB/s, so
>>     that's fine as well
>> But whenever I try to rsync, cp or scp - whether copy files on the local
>> hard disk only or over the network - speed goes down to 500 kB/s.
>> Filesystem is ext4.
>> I don't have any clue about what's going on. Any kind of help would be
>> appreciated, thank you!
> Is _only_ transfer speed affected?
> I am no expert in this, but imagine that if you rsync massive amounts 
> involving hardlinks then memory becomes a problem too.
> Perhaps run atop to monitor bottlenecks live
>  - Jonas
It is most definitely not a memory or cpu problem. It's a HP Proliant
with 32 GB RAM and a Intel Xeon CPU 2.40GHz with 4 cores. Also the
problem stays the same if I just copy one large file.