[linux-lvm] performance problems

Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie
Mon Jun 5 19:11:55 UTC 2000

On Mon, 5 Jun 2000, Chris Campbell wrote:

> We are using LVM on a (hardware) RAID array and are
> having some performance problems.  File copying is
> very slow and one of the guys using it reported that
> untarring was very sluggish, and he got I/O errors. 
> Is this a known problem?  I believe we are using 0.8i
> and we are using 2.2.13 kernel.  Any help would be
> greatly appreciated.

did you specify for any LV's to be contigious?

i've seen something similar where i get I/O errors because (i
suspect) an contigious LV can't find any contigious blocks. (even
though there's plenty of space in the VG.

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