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Re: performance patches

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: performance patches
From: Paul Schutte <paul@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 15:51:46 +0200
Cc: Mikes work account <mrock@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
References: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0204260846110.26820-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Eric Sandeen wrote:

> Paul send the same patch to the list recently; it's on the list of things
> to look at.
>
> Can you follow up with the questions from yesterday; i.e. what sort of
> storage are you using, etc?
>
> -Eric
>

That's not what I recommended to him.

Here is my mail to him.
I don't know what I have break with that patch that I send in and would rather
have SGI guys test is first.



>Don't bother with the xfs_info output.

>Backup your data and then recreate the filesystems with the following:

>mkfs.xfs -l size=8192b /dev/sdb5
>mkfs.xfs -l size=8192b /dev/sdb6

>change the lines in your fstab to

>/dev/sdb5 /miketest xfs exec,dev,suid,rw,logbufs=8 1 1
>/dev/sdb6 /apps2 xfs exec,dev,suid,rw,logbufs=8 1 1

>I would very strongly suggest that you update your kernel to one of these

>ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/download/latest/kernel_rpms/2.4.9-31-RH/

>(Remember to update your xfsprogs as well.)

>there is a few updates that helps performance.




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