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[dm-devel] Re: Regarding dm-ioband tests



Hi Vivek,

Vivek Goyal <vgoyal redhat com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 01:47:24PM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 12:50:11PM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> > > Hi Ryo,
> > > 
> > > I decided to play a bit more with dm-ioband and started doing some
> > > testing. I am doing a simple two dd threads doing reads and don't seem
> > > to be gettting the fairness. So thought will ask you what's the issue
> > > here. Is there an issue with my testing procedure.
> > > 
> > > I got one 40G SATA drive (no hardware queuing). I have created two
> > > partitions on that disk /dev/sdd1 and /dev/sdd2 and created two ioband
> > > devices ioband1 and ioband2 on partitions sdd1 and sdd2 respectively. The
> > > weights of ioband1 and ioband2 devices are 200 and 100 respectively. 
> > > 
> > > I am assuming that this setup will create two default groups and IO
> > > going to partition sdd1 should get double the BW of partition sdd2.
> > > 
> > > But it looks like I am not gettting that behavior. Following is the output
> > > of "dmsetup table" command. This snapshot has been taken every 2 seconds
> > > while IO was going on. Column 9 seems to be containing how many sectors
> > > of IO has been done on a particular io band device and group. Looking at
> > > the snapshot, it does not look like that ioband1 default group got double
> > > the BW of ioband2 default group.  
> > > 
> > > Am I doing something wrong here?
> > > 
> > 
> 
> Hi Ryo,
> 
> Did you get a chance to look into it? Am I doing something wrong or it is
> an issue with dm-ioband.

Sorry, I missed it. I'll look into it and report back to you.

Thanks,
Ryo Tsuruta


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