[K12OSN] Followup on 3ware ide raid cards.
efeldhusen at chartermi.net
Fri Apr 2 19:04:13 UTC 2004
Just a fyi,
If anyone is running a 3ware raid card, check out the 3ware
knowledgebase for Q10036, which is Performance/Optimization: How can
3ware read performance be increased in Linux?
It's worth the read, especially after my file/print/home directory
server took 10 hours last night to rsync 60GB from one partition on a
RAID5 IDE array to another partition on the same array.
I just made the first recommended change for max and min readahead to my
3ware 7500-8 card and saw noticeable results in memory, load, and irq
changes with the webminstats package, already. And the system "feels"
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Dollar Bay, and Lake Linden Public Schools
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