[ubuntu] troubleshooting very slow transfer speeds

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, I have been running an ubuntu 10.10 server in a company for a long time. we basically use it as a file share server with raid. it works fine on its own. lately I've been getting reports of atrocious transfer speeds, but only during certain times of day and I am trying to discover what is going on. the fact that it is recurrent probably means its a cron, except our cron only has one task and does not occur at the problematic time of the day, in the morning. We have several automated backup operations from all clients to the server every day. each client uses the software GoodSyn (Hardware)