[linux-lvm] lvcreate distributed extent option

Ragnar Kjørstad lvm at ragnark.vestdata.no
Sat Nov 30 10:01:03 UTC 2002

On Sat, Nov 30, 2002 at 03:02:38PM +0100, ZECHA,HOLGER (HP-Germany,ex1) wrote:
> > How about striping with the strip size equal to that of a logical extent?
> This allows us to do more I/O's per second

Only if you're only using a single or a few files at the time. If you're
using many files in parallel you will get more I/O's per second by
concatenating the devices instead if striping them. (that's what LVM
does by default)

Ragnar Kjørstad

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