Subject: Re: Slow backup performance...
To: Justin T. Gibbs <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 07/30/1998 01:04:12
>>Investigation shows that I'm only able to do backups at about 65KB/s from a
>>local disk to a networked null device. 
>>Any ideas on what's wrong?
>It's probably the same problem that Bill Fenner addressed in FreeBSD
>a while ago:

	While that might contribute, there's definitely a non-TCP
problem with dump; just yesterday I observed about the same problem on
a very similar Alpha box, dumping one disk partition onto a file on
another partition. 
	More investigation is warranted.

	- Nathan