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SubjectRe: choice of raid5 checksumming algorithm wrong ?
Soeren Sonnenburg wrote:

>Hi!
>
>I really do wonder whether the displayed message is wrong or why it
>always chooses the slowest checksumming function (happens with 2.4.19 -
>21pre3)
>
>
SSE is always preferred because unlike other checksumming code it
doesn't use the processor caches when reading/writing data/checksum.
This is slower (if several GB/s can be considered slow) for the
checksumming but far better for the overall system performance.

LB.

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