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SubjectRe: EXT3 - freeze ups during disk writes
Erik Elmore wrote:
>
> ahhhh... woops... every official kernel since ext3 made it into the
> official tree, 2.4.14 if memory serves. I'm using gcc 2.95.3. And to
> clarify the bug, say on a large disk write, the pause isn't constant,
> it just pauses for a second every few seconds during the write. For
> smaller writes, it will pause only once, I assume while performing the
> actual write to disk.
>

I've seen a couple of reports where ext3 appears to exacerbate
the effects of poor hdparm settings. What is your raw disk
throughput, from `hdparm -t /dev/hda'?
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