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Re: LBA to File?

To: "Buzbee, James" <James.Buzbee@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: LBA to File?
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
Date: 06 Mar 2003 22:48:43 +0100
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On Thu, 2003-03-06 at 22:37, Buzbee, James wrote: 
> We've been running an IDE analyzer on our system in order to better 
> understand the pattern of disk usage for our application. We're seeing 
> what appears to be a high number of writes to a particular area of the 
> drive, and we're having trouble determining what is being accessed.  The 
> analyzer gives us output in terms of LBA accesses.  Is there an easy way 
> to translate an LBA address into a particular file or perhaps an 
> internal XFS data structure?

I bet it is the XFS log.

You can test by moving it to another partition or another disk.

-Andi



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