Re: 2.5.XX very sluggish

Doug McNaught (
13 Jul 2003 12:45:00 -0400

Chris Morgan <> writes:

> 1.4Ghz Athlon via 82cxx chipset, software raid 1 scsi drives, currently
> running 2.4.21
> With 2.5.73/74/75(the only ones I've tried thus far) the kernel boots fine
> until it tries to mount the reiserfs partition on the raid1 set. Replaying
> the journal takes many times longer than with 2.4. Once it gets past that
> point the whole machine appears to be quite sluggish. Is this a known issue
> with reiserfs + software raid 1? What information would be useful to aid in
> debugging?

What does 'hdparm' say about DMA settings on your drive under 2.5?

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