Re: [BUG] Error reading multiple large files

Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk (
Wed, 9 Jan 2002 14:56:31 +0100 (CET)

> you really should try akpm's "[patch, CFT] improved disk read latency"
> patch. it sounds almost perfect for your application.


It seemed like it helped first, but after a while, some 99 processes went
Defunct, and locked. After this, the total 'bi' as reported from vmstat
went down to ~ 900kB per sec

What should I do? Run Windoze?

Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk, MCSE, MCNE, CLS, LCA

Computers are like air conditioners. They stop working when you open Windows.

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