On 2/14/2012 7:02 AM, Richard Ems wrote:
> Hi Stan,
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>> On 2/13/2012 10:57 AM, Richard Ems wrote:
>>> The case is connected through SCSI.
>> Do you mean iSCSI? Does the host on which you're running your "find
>> dir" command have a 1GbE or 10GbE connection to the InforTrend unit?
>> More than one connection using bonding or multipath? Direct connected
>> or through a switch(es)? What brand is the switch(es)? Switch(es)
>> under heavy load?
> NO. SCSI. Not iSCSI. No switches, it's direct attached through a LSI
> SCSI Controller:
Ok so it's obviously not a host bandwidth or latency issue then. I was
just trying to cover the all the bases with my hardware questions.
Also I didn't realize anyone was (still?) offering parallel SCSI host
connections on their SATA arrays.
> lspci shows:
> LSI Logic / Symbios Logic 53c1030 PCI-X Fusion-MPT Dual Ultra320 SCSI
PCI-X? So this host and array have a few years on them I assume.
>> Also check the performance data in the management interface on the
>> InforTrend unit to see if you're hitting any limits there (if it has
>> such a feature). RAID6 is numerically intensive and that particular
>> controller may not have the ASIC horsepower to keep up with the IOPS
>> workload you're throwing at it.
> There is no performance data in the management interface to check.
Ok, so this is a relatively basic, entry level array?