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SubjectRe: Warning - running *really* short on DMA buffers while doing file transfers
On Thu, Sep 26 2002, Matthew Jacob wrote:
> > 2.4 layer is most horrible there, 2.5 at least gets rid of the old
> > scsi_dma crap. That said, 253 default depth is a bit over the top, no?
> Why? Something like a large Hitachi 9*** storage system can take ~1000
> tags w/o wincing.

Yeah, I bet that most of the devices attached to aic7xxx controllers are
exactly such beasts.

I didn't say that 253 is a silly default for _everything_, I think it's
a silly default for most users.

Jens Axboe

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