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SubjectRe: Supermicro X8DTH-6: Only ~250MiB/s from RAID<->RAID over 10GbE?
Dne 6.2.2011 14:46, Justin Piszcz napsal(a):
>
>
> On Sun, 6 Feb 2011, Justin Piszcz wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Sat, 5 Feb 2011, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
>>
>>> Justin Piszcz put forth on 2/5/2011 7:08 PM:
>>>
>
>
> Hi,

Hi, just few comments for maximal throughput..

> 1. Defaults below:
> sysctl -w net.core.wmem_max=131071
> sysctl -w net.core.rmem_max=131071
> sysctl -w net.core.wmem_default=118784
> sysctl -w net.core.rmem_default=118784
> sysctl -w net.core.optmem_max=20480
> sysctl -w net.ipv4.igmp_max_memberships=20
> sysctl -w net.ipv4.tcp_mem="379104 505472 758208"
> sysctl -w net.ipv4.tcp_wmem="4096 16384 4194304"
> sysctl -w net.ipv4.tcp_rmem="4096 87380 4194304"
> sysctl -w net.ipv4.udp_mem="379104 505472 758208"
> sysctl -w net.ipv4.udp_rmem_min=4096
> sysctl -w net.ipv4.udp_wmem_min=4096
> sysctl -w net.core.netdev_max_backlog=1024

sysctl net.ipv4.tcp_timestamps=0

> 2. Optimized settings, for > 800MiB/:
>
> # for 3ware raid, use 16384 readahead, > 16384 readahead, no improvement
> blockdev --setra 16384 /dev/sda

elevator=deadline

> # not sure if this helps much
> ethtool -K eth0 lro on

Maybe try to _disable_ NIC offloads functions, sometimes its contra
productive (with enough CPU power, but I doubt on 2 socket box) + check
irqbalance..

If you have connection just between machines try the biggest possible MTU.

> # seems to get performance > 600-700MiB/s faster
> sysctl -w net.core.wmem_max=4194304
> sysctl -w net.core.rmem_max=4194304
> sysctl -w net.core.wmem_default=4194304
> sysctl -w net.core.rmem_default=4194304
> sysctl -w net.core.optmem_max=20480
> sysctl -w net.ipv4.igmp_max_memberships=20
> sysctl -w net.ipv4.tcp_mem="4194304 4194304 4194304"
> sysctl -w net.ipv4.tcp_wmem="4194304 4194304 4194304"
> sysctl -w net.ipv4.tcp_rmem="4194304 4194304 4194304"
> sysctl -w net.ipv4.udp_mem="4194304 4194304 4194304"
> sysctl -w net.ipv4.udp_rmem_min=4096
> sysctl -w net.ipv4.udp_wmem_min=4096
> sysctl -w net.core.netdev_max_backlog=1048576
>
> # the main option that makes all of the difference, the golden option
> # is the rszie and wsize of 1megabyte below:
> 10.0.1.4:/r1 /nfs/box2/r1 nfs
> tcp,bg,rw,hard,intr,nolock,nfsvers=3,rsize=1048576,wsize=1048576 0 0
>
> CPU utilization:
> PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
> 2069 root 20 0 18640 1304 688 R 91 0.0 0:15.50 cp
> 703 root 20 0 0 0 0 S 25 0.0 2:46.95 kswapd0
>
> With a single copy I get roughly 700-800MiB/s:
>
> Device eth0 [10.0.1.3] (1/1):
> ================================================================================
>
> Incoming:
> ###################### #################### ####
> ###################### #################### ####
> ###################### #################### ####
> ###################### #################### ####
> ###################### #################### ####
> ###################### #################### #### Curr: 808.71 MByte/s
> ###################### #################### #### Avg: 706.11 MByte/s
> ###################### #################### #### Min: 0.00 MByte/s
> ###################### #################### #### Max: 860.17 MByte/s
> ###################### #################### #### Ttl: 344.70 GByte
>
> With two copies I get up to 830-850MiB/s:
>
> Device eth0 [10.0.1.3] (1/1):
> ================================================================================
>
> Incoming:
> ############################################ ####
> ############################################ ####
> ############################################ ####
> ############################################ ####
> ############################################ ####
> ############################################ #### Curr: 846.61 MByte/s
> ############################################ #### Avg: 683.14 MByte/s
> ############################################ #### Min: 0.00 MByte/s
> ############################################ #### Max: 860.17 MByte/s
> ############################################ #### Ttl: 305.71 GByte
>
> Using a 4MiB r/w size with NFS improves performance to sustain > 750MiB/s
> a little better I think:
> 10.0.1.4:/r1 /nfs/box2/r1 nfs
> tcp,bg,rw,hard,intr,nolock,nfsvers=3,rsize=4194304,wsize=4194304 0

What about using UDP ?

> Anyhow, roughly 750-850MiB/s it would be nice to get 1Gbyte/sec but I guess
> the kerrnel (or my HW, CPU not fast enough) is not there yet.
>
> Also found a good doc from RedHat:
> http://www.redhat.com/promo/summit/2008/downloads/pdf/Thursday/Mark_Wagner.pdf
>
>
> Justin.
>

HTH, Z.


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