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SubjectRe: high cpu load with sw raid1
On Sep 20, 2001  10:26 +0200, David Hajek wrote:
> I have linux box with 70GB SW Raid1. This box runs for half
> a year without problems but now I meet the high cpu load
> problems. I suspect that it can be caused by not enough
> free disk space on this md device. I see following:
> 1 GB free - load > 5
> 5 GB free - load < 1

What filesystem are you using? If it is reiserfs, and you have < 10%
of the disk free, it is very unhappy. A patch to fix this is available.

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger \ "If a man ate a pound of pasta and a pound of antipasto,
\ would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?" -- Dogbert

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