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Barracuda NextGen Firewall X

How to test read performance for harddisk

  • Type: Knowledgebase
  • Date changed: 5 months ago
Solution 00005291 

This solution applies to:
- NG Firewall firmware versions 4.2.x, 5.0.x, 5.2.x
- netfence firmware versions 4.2.x


How to test read performance for harddisk on a running NG Firewall?



Use the following command to get the read performance data.

hdparm -tT /dev/<DEVICE>


hdparm -tT /dev/hdc

 Timing buffer-cache reads:   1624 MB in  2.00 seconds = 812.00 MB/sec
 Timing buffered disk reads:  116 MB in  3.05 seconds =  38.03 MB/sec 


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