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NSLU2 - Strange Speed Problem

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Network Storage Devices' started by Banditz71, Oct 15, 2007.

  1. Banditz71

    Banditz71 LI Guru Member

    The speed of the NSLU2 when being used on my main computer is just terrible.....only 1 - 2 MB/sec (at the very most) . For example, an e-mail backup that usually takes 20 - 30 seconds, now takes around 10 minutes! A little while ago, I decide to see how it acted on another one of my computers on the network.....it was FAST!! However, after about 10 seconds of files transfer, I get the message, " ***** cannot be copied: the specified network name is no longer available " .

    So, it comes down to this:

    1) Why is the NSLU2 slow on one computer but fast on another (both computers are plugged into the same router)

    2) Why, when running fast on the other computer, does that message come up?

  2. Banditz71

    Banditz71 LI Guru Member

    And now.......after trying to upgrade to v76 (just to see what would happen), I get the following message: "Upgrade: No enough free space." ( I assume they misspelled NOT )........anyway, why would that come up?
  3. d__l

    d__l Network Guru Member

    There used to be a program at Linksys that would erase the excess memory usage so you could flash upgrade. I can't find it any longer. Looks like Linkstys simply removed it from their knowledgebase answers.

    Helpful fellows, eh?
  4. Banditz71

    Banditz71 LI Guru Member

    OH yes....."very" helpful! :confused:

    Thanks for letting me know about that............
  5. Banditz71

    Banditz71 LI Guru Member

    Found the " Erase All " program.........and was able to upgrade to v76......but it didn't help my problem.
  6. d__l

    d__l Network Guru Member

    Do both computers use the same OS? Any chance the slow computer might have its NIC set to half duplex?

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