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Topic # 139124 28-Jan-2014 17:56 Send private message

Hi,

I was given a NAS drive by a follow Geekzone member.
I got my HDD in it Sata 2 and its a Sata 2 NAS drive over Gigabit Ethernet all the way to my PC. I have isolated the modem and PC out of it and my NAS seems to be the issue.
Throughput to store items on the NAS averages about 3MBp/s - 10MBP/s and never faster. Its a RND2150.

Any suggestions? 

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  Reply # 976107 28-Jan-2014 18:02 Send private message

I know NAS boxes that lack RAM also lack throughput when it comes to transferring files. Larger transfers with smaller files seem to take longer than one large file. Have you tried a zip file, a movie file and anything else to see if it gets any faster?

What kind of specs has the NAS box got over-all?





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  Reply # 976133 28-Jan-2014 19:02 Send private message

RND2150





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  Reply # 976137 28-Jan-2014 19:06 Send private message

DravidDavid: I know NAS boxes that lack RAM also lack throughput when it comes to transferring files. Larger transfers with smaller files seem to take longer than one large file. Have you tried a zip file, a movie file and anything else to see if it gets any faster?

What kind of specs has the NAS box got over-all?


Zip - ✓
Movie - ✓
Heaps of small files - ✓


No luck all the same issue.




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  Reply # 976138 28-Jan-2014 19:09 Send private message

Same brand as mine. 
I only use it for backups now.
Have you updated the firmware? Is that a windows program you're running there? I access mine through a browser and the interface is totally different to that.

EDIT... just copied a folder to it and got 40mbs (800mb)



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  Reply # 976150 28-Jan-2014 19:23 Send private message

blakamin: Same brand as mine. 
I only use it for backups now.
Have you updated the firmware? Is that a windows program you're running there? I access mine through a browser and the interface is totally different to that.

EDIT... just copied a folder to it and got 40mbs (800mb)


urr yeah um stop boasting now how we fix mine?

I cant find any firmware anywhere???

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  Reply # 976152 28-Jan-2014 19:25 Send private message

TimA:
blakamin: Same brand as mine. 
I only use it for backups now.
Have you updated the firmware? Is that a windows program you're running there? I access mine through a browser and the interface is totally different to that.

EDIT... just copied a folder to it and got 40mbs (800mb)


urr yeah um stop boasting now how we fix mine?

I cant find any firmware anywhere???


Lol, mines actually a ReadyNASRND2000v2

There's no option in the config to check for updates?


copy "RND2150v1" into http://downloadcenter.netgear.com/



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  Reply # 976155 28-Jan-2014 19:28 Send private message

blakamin:
TimA:
blakamin: Same brand as mine. 
I only use it for backups now.
Have you updated the firmware? Is that a windows program you're running there? I access mine through a browser and the interface is totally different to that.

EDIT... just copied a folder to it and got 40mbs (800mb)


urr yeah um stop boasting now how we fix mine?

I cant find any firmware anywhere???


Lol, mines actually a ReadyNASRND2000v2

There's no option in the config to check for updates?


Error connecting to remove server???




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  Reply # 976157 28-Jan-2014 19:29 Send private message

blakamin:
TimA:
blakamin: Same brand as mine. 
I only use it for backups now.
Have you updated the firmware? Is that a windows program you're running there? I access mine through a browser and the interface is totally different to that.

EDIT... just copied a folder to it and got 40mbs (800mb)


urr yeah um stop boasting now how we fix mine?

I cant find any firmware anywhere???


Lol, mines actually a ReadyNASRND2000v2

There's no option in the config to check for updates?


copy "RND2150v1" into http://downloadcenter.netgear.com/


       RAIDiator Version 4.1.13 (for ReadyNAS 1100/Duo v1/NV+ v1) 
Isnt that just the software application for the PC?    
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  Reply # 976163 28-Jan-2014 19:35 Send private message

that's the one for the nas



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  Reply # 976172 28-Jan-2014 19:42 Send private message

blakamin: that's the one for the nas


Sweet updating now according to RAIDar




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  Reply # 976176 28-Jan-2014 19:46 Send private message

TimA:
blakamin: that's the one for the nas


Sweet updating now according to RAIDar


Awesome.. let me know how you get on!

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  Reply # 976177 28-Jan-2014 19:47 Send private message

It really depend on NAS configuration, HDD model, caching, etc.

A Synology NAS DS212j with WD drives here can get up to 60MB/s (480 Mbps), but the DS414 with Seagate NAS HDD drives got up to 105MB/s (800 Mbps). Both with caching enabled, in the same network, tested one after another using the same ethernet cable to the same port in the switch. The DS212j is a single proc, 256MB RAM while the DS414 is single proc, dual core, 1GB RAM. 

Are you sure your switch or router has gigabit ports? Are you using jumbo frames? Tried a different ethernet cable?






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  Reply # 976182 28-Jan-2014 19:56 Send private message

The smallnetbuildier review seems to imply you are getting the speeds you'd expect from that unit, at least for large file reads.

http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/nas/nas-reviews/30462-netgear-readynas-duo-reviewed?showall=&start=6



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  Reply # 976218 28-Jan-2014 20:37 Send private message

Gigabit says the one that works for Vodafone :)
Still after update its slowish. 13MBps I'll try another Ethernet cable and see what we get.
Interesting write up.

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  Reply # 976222 28-Jan-2014 20:41 Send private message

Have the drives finished initializing? They could still be building the RAID array

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