Dell SAS 5i/mpt driver[was: possible issues with Dell/Perc5 raid]

Matthew Jacob lydianconcepts at
Wed May 16 00:36:52 UTC 2007

filesystem? ext3?

I want one of these failing machines *in my lab*.

On 5/14/07, Randy Schultz <schulra at> wrote:
> On Fri, 11 May 2007, Matthew Jacob spaketh thusly:
> -}Time frame to resolution involves getting a machine into my lab that
> -}evidences the poor performance and the time to sort out what the
> -}problem is and fix it. Remote access doesn't work for me on this one
> -}(contact me offline as to why).
> Hey Matthew,
> FWIW, I installed fedora core 5 on the box.  The difference was significant.
> Writes, though bursty, increased significantly.  Reads increased by 1-2 orders
> of magnitude.  I've attached the output of blogbench for fc5 FWIW.
> Being new to all this, what would be the next step?  Should I file a bug
> report?  Or perhaps I should be asking what your timeline is?  All I have to
> offer for help is remote access, which in this case doesn't work for you, or
> perhaps testing as my C skills are fairly pathetic.  ;>
> --
>  Randy    (schulra at      765.983.1283         <*>
> Rain puts a hole in stone because of its constancy, not its force.
>   - H. Joseph Gerber

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