On Wed, 2001-11-14 at 08:08, Dan Yocum wrote:
> Austin Gonyou wrote:
> > I don't know if you can, but I'd suggest using either 2.4.14 or 2.4.15
> > when it's ready since the loopback bug will be fixed in that version.
> Hm? I guess I missed that one - got a link to a message on l-k that
> 'splains it - I don't see anything in the XFS mailing list archives.
> I should note, I don't think the problem is with XFS since I see the same
> performance degradation using 'dd' to the raw device, too. But, I know you
> guys touch the kernel code all over the place so maybe something...
> somewhere else?
Its a myth! We do not have changes all over the kernel, and we
definitely do not have any changes in the block layer. The last
change we had was a different lvm version from Linus, and even
that is gone now.
Having said that I do not know what the cause of the performance
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