Hard disk bottle neck.

Bill Moran wmoran at potentialtech.com
Sun Sep 28 16:17:15 UTC 2008

Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:
> after you recompile the kernel with that patch, check your disk 
> performance in some directory consisting of many large files
> cd that_dir
> for x in *;do (cat $x >/dev/null &);done
> while running systat,:vmstat on another console

More specifically, do this before and after you make the change, to
demonstrate whether or not you actually fixed the problem.

Bill Moran

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