2008-01-23 11:12:40

by Martin Knoblauch

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Subject: Re: regression: 100% io-wait with 2.6.24-rcX

----- Original Message ----
> From: Alasdair G Kergon <[email protected]>
> To: Martin Knoblauch <[email protected]>
> Cc: Linus Torvalds <[email protected]>; Mel Gorman <[email protected]>; Fengguang Wu <[email protected]>; Mike Snitzer <[email protected]>; Peter Zijlstra <[email protected]>; [email protected]; Ingo Molnar <[email protected]>; [email protected]; "[email protected]" <[email protected]>; [email protected]; Jens Axboe <[email protected]>; Milan Broz <[email protected]>; Neil Brown <[email protected]>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 12:40:52 AM
> Subject: Re: regression: 100% io-wait with 2.6.24-rcX
>
> On Tue, Jan 22, 2008 at 07:25:15AM -0800, Martin Knoblauch wrote:
> > [[email protected] ~]# dmsetup table
> > VolGroup00-LogVol02: 0 350945280 linear 104:2 67109248
> > VolGroup00-LogVol01: 0 8388608 linear 104:2 418054528
> > VolGroup00-LogVol00: 0 67108864 linear 104:2 384
>
> The IO should pass straight through simple linear targets like
> that without needing to get broken up, so I wouldn't expect those patches to
> make any difference in this particular case.
>

Alasdair,

LVM/DM are off the hook :-) I converted one box to direct using partitions and the performance is the same disappointment as with LVM/DM. Thanks anyway for looking at my problem.

I will move the discussion now to a new thread, targetting CCISS directly.

Cheers
Martin