Re: ext3 performance bottleneck as the number of spindles gets large
Andrew Morton (email@example.com)
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 18:55:27 -0700
> We've been doing some throughput comparisons and benchmarks of block I/O
> throughput for 8KB writes as the number of SCSI addapters and drives per
> adapter is increased.
> The Linux platform is a dual processor 1.2GHz PIII, 2Gig or RAM, 2U box.
> Similar results have been seen with both 2.4.16 and 2.4.18 base kernel, as
> well as one of those patched up O(1) 2.4.18 kernels out there.
umm. Are you not using block-highmem? That is a must-have.
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