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Re: sync slowness. ext3 on VIA vt82c686b



Hi,

On Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 06:25:14AM -0400, khromy wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 10:22:44AM +0100, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
> > Ugh.  My first guess would be that you have one enormously fragmented
> > filesystem.  13MB in 2 minutes?  A modern disk should get that amount
> > of data to disk in one second, but massive fragmentation can simply
> > kill disk performance.
> 
> I just ran fsck and found out that hda1(where /tmp/ is on) is 5.1%
> non-contiguous.  Is that enough for the slowdown?  Below is df -h.

I wouldn't have thought so, no.

--Stephen





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