Re: More Testing with 4000 disks
Badari Pulavarty (email@example.com)
Mon, 7 Apr 2003 14:32:08 -0800
On Monday 07 April 2003 02:15 pm, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Badari Pulavarty <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Here is more on testing with simulated 4000 disks.
> > I mounted 4000 simulated (scsi_debug) disks. But
> > when I tried to do IO on 200 of them (just reads),
> > system is 100% busy. Here are the vmstat,
> > 10-sec profile output and sysrq-t output.
> > I am wondering why 100% sys ?
> This doesn't make sense. You're showing 50% CPU time in schedule(), yet
> the (undescribed) machine is doing only 11k context switches/sec.
8x 900MHz P-III
> How come?
> What context switch rate and profile were you getting when performing IO
> against a large number of real disks?
I have only 50 real disks. I can get info on these.
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