megaraid driver on a PE2650

Rob Myers rob.myers at
Mon May 10 15:05:43 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 22:22, Avery wrote:
> I am running a PowerEdge 2650, 1gig of ram, raid 5, single xeon 2.4 Ghz processor, with a
> PERC3, DC, 128MB, 1 Internal & 1 External Channel
> I am using the megaraid driver.
> I am running kernel-2.4.22-1.2188.nptl
> [root at mail /]# /sbin/hdparm -t /dev/sda
> /dev/sda:
> Timing buffered disk reads:   60 MB in  3.14 seconds =  19.11 MB/sec
> This is slow as hell. I am running fedora core 1. I ran this machine on suse 8.1 as a
> test and it was around 125 MB/sec. I am testing this machine out with fedora before I
> buy Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES for a full production server. Anyone have any ideas?

is the megaraid2 driver any faster?


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