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Re: htree stabilitity and performance issues



On Dec 19, 2003  13:43 -0700, kwijibo zianet com wrote:
> This is a vanilla 2.4.22 with an updated ips.c (ServeRAID driver).
> NFS server has 2.5GB RAM.  Distro is RH9.  Here is a quick glimpse
> of what the box looked like in this borked state: (System is hyperthreading)
> 
>   PID USER     PRI  NI  SIZE  RSS SHARE STAT %CPU %MEM   TIME CPU COMMAND
>    11 root      14   0     0    0     0 RW   99.9  0.0  6583m   3 kswapd
> 
> The kswapd is hammered for some reason.

Could be the highmem.  Some people have reported better performance by booting
with mem=1G because of this (fixed in newer kernels maybe).

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/




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