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SubjectRe: Abysmal disk performance, how to debug?
On 1/20/07, Willy Tarreau <> wrote:
> > > >
> It is not expected to increase write performance, but it should help
> you do something else during that time, or also give more responsiveness
> to Ctrl-C. It is possible that you have fast and slow RAM, or that your
> video card uses shared memory which slows down some parts of memory
> which are not used anymore with those parameters.

I did test some SATA drives, am getting these value for 2.6.20-rc5:-

[sukhoi@Typhoon ~]$ time dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/1GB bs=1M count=1024
1024+0 records in
1024+0 records out
1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 21.0962 seconds, 50.9 MB/s

What can you suggest here w.r.t my RAM & disk?

> Willy


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