On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 23:11, James Rich<james@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
load average: 1.62, 1.38, 1.28

That is an usually high load for this machine.

Try running "vmstat 1" while the backup is running, and pay attention
to the "wa" column (IO wait). A high number in this column would
indicate a bottleneck in the IO subsystem on the Linux side.

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