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Re: ext3 fsck question



On Feb 16 Theodore Tso wrote:

>> No. They're all volumes on an ICP-Vortex RAID 5 array, which appears as
>> /dev/sda, so fsck serialises it. I'm not sure to go in parallel is a good
>> idea, but it is hackable and if you like I'll give it a try.
>
>Do a quick hack to your /etc/rc scripts so that the environment
>variable FSCK_FORCE_ALL_PARALLEL is set before running fsck, and
>you'll probably be much, much happier.

I'm sure I will be. Thanks very much for that!

[snip]
>might get huge increases in performance by adding memory (memory is
>cheap; adding memory is often the easiest, fastest way to speed up a

Well yes, but I'm trying to avoid using HIGHMEM just for now, as that's
another potential sticky point :-/

Thanks again,

Matt





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