3017Re: Latest firmware upgrade - unusable performance
- Nov 8, 2005If I MAP the NSLU2 share as a network drive on my PC, the browsing is
perfectly fine, the speed is good. But if I access it in network
neighbourhood, the browsing is unusably slow. The speed is still fine.
THe PING is fine in both cases.
--- In email@example.com, "leitart" <leitart@y...> wrote:
> I just spoke to linksys and managed to resolve the problem with slow
> performance after the upgrade. Apparently you need to do a reset of
> the NSLU2 by holding down the reset button at the back of the unit
> for around 15 sec or so (use a ball point pen) until you hear a
> beep. Then shut down and restart.
> My unit is working fine now and disk performance is back to normal!
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Bart" <bart_unlimited@h...>
> > I have had the same experience. Unslung 5.5 is MUCH faster than
> Linksys 2.3R63.
> > Cheers, Bart
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: leitart
> > To: email@example.com
> > Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2005 2:54 PM
> > Subject: [nslu2-general] Latest firmware upgrade - unusable
> > Hello,
> > I just installed the latest Linksys firmware update (2.3 R
> > 63) (in order to get the support for NTFS and FAT32 drives that
> > plan to use)
> > However after the update network access to my existing EXT3
> > formatted drive is unusably slow. I see the file system on my
> > network, but it takes minutes to even access a folder on the
> > Surprisingly if I browse and copy files via the Linksys web
> > interface for the NSLU2 at 192.168.1.77 that works fine.
> > Luckily I had a backup of the previous firmware. I restored the
> > firmware and it works fine as before. I am using the NSLU2
> > to my Linksys WRT54G router.
> > It sure seems thst something is broken in the latest firmware
> > network access to an EXT3 filesystem. It definitely seems that
> > data on the disk is fine, since I can access all the data
> > the web interface. Just network browsing and transfer via
> > Explorer is unusably slow.
> > Anybody else have this problem and find a solution yet?
> > Noel
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