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SubjectRe: 2.2.19pre3 and poor reponse to RT-scheduled processes?
On Fri, Dec 29, 2000 at 03:45:23PM -0500, Rafal Boni wrote:
> The box in question is running the heartbeat package,
> which is a RT-scheduled, mlock()'ed process, and as such should
> get as good service as the box is able to mange. Often, under
> high disk (and/or MM) loads, the box becomes unreponsive for a
> period of time from ~ 1 sec to a high of ~ 2.8sec.

You are running IDE aren't you?

Enable DMA and/or unmask interupts.

man hdparm

Good luck.
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