[linux-lvm] lvm + slow deleting problem

Toad toad at amphibian.dyndns.org
Mon Nov 10 11:13:06 UTC 2003

On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 10:15:35AM +0100, Aleksander Olsen wrote:
> Hello,
> (Sorry if its html formated)
> Im new to the lvm and know only the basics and after browsing thrugh the archives here... i need som help.
> I got 4 WD120gb 8MB disks put together on a slackware 8.1 box and running lvm that came with 2.4.20.
> Dont have access to the benchmark info now, but lets just say that I get good write performance and good read performance from the volume. The one problem i know of now is when i delete files from the volume.
> 700 mb  (isofile) get deleted in 2 minutes. All disks are hdparm'd and this was not a problem on any of them before the lvm merge.

Do you get better performance on any particular filesystem? You might
want to try a few...
> Anyone know what im getting at ? Seen the problem before?
> Thanks for all help :)
> Aleksander Olsen

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