Steve Lord wrote:
> 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.
Oops. Ok. I take it back... I don't want to be blamed for spreading
folktales. [Back in my box, back in my box...]
I'm doing my bonnie++ tests on 2.4.15pre4 at the moment and I'm seeing a
little better performance than 2.4.9 (for writes), but it's still not at the
2.4.5 level. I'll let it run a few more iterations before I say what the
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