Thanks @suman, The issue is directly related to the onboard & PCIe Realtek NIC’s I have installed in my box.4.1 causes an issue that only get’s me 15 +/- MB/s write over the network (local write as mentioned above gives 290MB/s)
I’d gladly test 4.2 as this has all been testing before I do a full migration of my NAS to this machine, it would be reassuring to make sure I have no issues during a future upgrade.
while waiting you could try the following:
in the cli enter:
rpm --import https://www.elrepo.org/RPM-GPG-KEY-elrepo.org
rpm -Uvh http://www.elrepo.org/elrepo-release-7.0-2.el7.elrepo.noarch.rpm
yum install kmod-r8168
this adds the elrepo repository to your system and installs the “official” realtek 8168 chipset drivers as kernel module.
your RTL8111GR should have such a chipset, this module should speed things up as it replaces the kernel dependent current implementation of the firmware.
for the other card you can use
lspci | grep Ethernet
to show the exact chipset/identifier, here is a list of available packages (scroll down till kmod-rXXXX)
Thank you for your help @felixbrucker, I’m successfully on the latest version with the latest kernel and everything is running as it should be!! Beginning to build my arrays and migrate data over - most of the time it’s saturating my GB network