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Re: sync slowness. ext3 on VIA vt82c686b



On 3 July 2002 00:20, khromy wrote:
> When I copy a file(13Megs) from /home/ to /tmp/, sync takes almost 2
> minutes. When I copy the same file to /usr/local/, sync returns almost
> right away.  Both filesystems are ext3 and are on the same harddrive.  When
> sync is running, the harddrive light stays on but I don't hear it doing
> anything. dmesg doesn't show any errors either. Below is the `time` output
> for each command.  If you need anymore information  let me know..

Can be useful:
* strace -r sync
* ksymoopsed SysRq-T output (sync part only)
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vda





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