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Re: how to counteract slowdown



Hi,

On Mon, Nov 12, 2001 at 04:18:59PM -0000, Patrick C. F. Ernzer wrote:
> 
> as far as I understood ext3 will more or less hog a machine when writing 
> away the journal. A customer is having a slowdown every 5 minues for about 
> 30 seconds, the machine becomes more or less unusable.

Well, ext3 writes the journal about once every 5 seconds on a typical
busy filesystem, so it's not clear that's necessarily what the problem
is.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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