[linux-lvm] cache on SSD makes system unresponsive

John Stoffel john at stoffel.org
Tue Oct 24 02:51:26 UTC 2017

>>>>> "matthew" == matthew patton <pattonme at yahoo.com> writes:

>> On Mon, 10/23/17, John Stoffel <john at stoffel.org> wrote:

matthew> SSD pathologies aside, why are we concerned about the cache
matthew> layer on a streaming read?

matthew> By definition the cache shouldn't be involved at all.

Because his system is going into OOM when doing this?  Yes, the cache
won't probably do anything for a streaming read, it needs to be
primed.  But when the system craps out... it cries out to be figured

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