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Re: LBA to File?

To: "Buzbee, James" <James.Buzbee@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: LBA to File?
From: Joshua Baker-LePain <jlb17@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2003 16:55:27 -0500 (EST)
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On Thu, 6 Mar 2003 at 2:37pm, 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 don't know, but I'd hazard a guess that what you're seeing are journal 
writes...

-- 
Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University


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