This is a local test on a RAID 1E system with 12 SCSI Ultra320 146GB@10K
drives.

SMS - TSA Statistical Analyzer

Backing Up :DATA2:

Read Count: 13266 Min. Read Time: 000us

Last Read Size: 65536 Last Read Time: 2400us

Total Bytes Read: 629512878 Max. Read Time: 305500us

Raw Data MB/min: 424.14 Avg. Read Time: 6400us

Backup Sets: 3950 Avg. Scan Time: 400us

Avg. Open Time: 000us Total Read Time: 85s

Avg. Close Time: 000us Elapsed Time: 88s

Effective MB/min: 414.74 Total TSA Time: 87s

Max. Error: 2.79%

Avg. File Read Time:21700us



I followed this TID to no avail?
https://secure-support.novell.com/Ka...AL_Public.html

Does TSATEST create it own test files or use the blocks on the current
volumes?

There are millions of tiny files and folders on this volume.
Should I raise the Read Ahead count?
->Read Ahead Count in Blocks:64