On Wed, 2004-02-18 at 19:41, Seth Mos wrote:
> At 12:57 18-2-2004 -0500, Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> >I've pretty much ruled out hardware. I've swapped the 3ware and rebuilt
> >the array, and the disks all show good SMART data.
> Have you considered raid 10 configuration? It will about halve the storage
> space but increase IO by a multiple.
> You could flip the cover and see if the disks are pushed hard by the
> controller (leds on the 3ware controller). Although from what you described
> above it's probably a directory growing a bit on the large side.
> >In narrowing down the problem, it seems that one particular (large)
> >directory is the main culprit. This dir is 471,401,788 KB big and has
> >3,377,520 files (~140KB/file average). Is the large number of files the
> >entire culprit? If so, is there anything I can do to alleviate the
> >problem? I already 'mount -o logbufs=8'. Here's xfs_info on that
> >meta-data=/data isize=256 agcount=227, agsize=1048576
> > = sectsz=512
> Perhaps creating the filessystem with a larger inode size like 512. You
> could also use version logs instead of version which mostly helped software
should read 'version 2 logs instead of version 1 logs', shouldn't it?:-)