From: Jens Axboe [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, June 19, 2002 11:05 PM
To: Andrew Morton
Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; Linux Kernel Mailing List;
Subject: Re: ext3 performance bottleneck as the number of spindles gets
On Wed, Jun 19 2002, Andrew Morton wrote:
> mgross wrote:
> > 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,
> > 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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