Brand new here, we’ve recently decided to find a new imaging solution and went with Fog.
I’ve been running into a strange issue. I’ve captured an image on one of our new HP Elitebook 840 G6, which has a 256GB Western Digital PC SN520 NVMe SSD. It captures it just fine, around 7.5GB/min according to the screen. However, when I try to deploy the image to another G6 laptop, it starts up fine around 2.5GB/min then drops to a mere 20MB/min which says will take about 80hours. I had it run for few hours, and it just slowly progresses so at least it is moving forward but never let it run the full duration.
This is what it shows on screen when trying to deploy
Starting to resolve image (-) to drive (/dev/nvm0nep1)
I decided to play with few different NVME drives and all with same results, just goes to a crawl. The only way I got it to work was to install a m.2 SSD Sata, like SanDisk SD8SN8U-256G-1106. I slapped this m2 drive into a G6, and it deploys with speeds of around 7.5GB/min which is great! However, all these laptops we have are nvme.
I was wondering if I missed a step to properly capture a NVMe image or if there is another way to deploy. I’ve went through each thread about “slow deploy” but couldn’t find a solution. Thank you for your time. If you need any more information from me, let me know.
Image Type: Single Disk - Resizable
Compresssion: Partclone Gzip 7
Image Size: 35.19GB
We’ve installed the following into our machine on an isolated network
Fog Version: 1.5.7
OS: CentOS 7
Fog Machine: Dell OptiPlex 7050
Fog RAM: 8GB
Fog CPU: i5-7500