Slow iSCSI performance

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Wed Feb 27 12:12:47 UTC 2008

Stefan Lambrev wrote:
> Greeting,
> Philip Murray wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm trying to use the new iSCSI initiator (thanks!) with 7, but I'm
>> getting dismal performance. A simple dd will will max out at about
>> 2MB/sec, and untarring the likes of the ports tree is a painful task.
> I have similar experience. In my case I was using for initiator Linux
> host and FreeBSD with iscsi-target from ports.
> I didn't have enough time to dig where the problem is.
>> The target is another FreeBSD 7 machine running the NetBSD target
>> daemon from ports exporting a ZVOL from ZFS (also tried with a file on
>> UFS).

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