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Re: XFS: Abysmal write performance because of excessive seeking (allocat

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Subject: Re: XFS: Abysmal write performance because of excessive seeking (allocation groups to blame?)
From: Stefan Ring <stefanrin@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2012 16:05:09 +0200
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> BTW congratulations for limiting your RAID6 set to 4+2, and
> using a relatively small chunk size compared to that chosen by
> many others.

Interestingly, it performs better with a larger stripe size, though.
Probably because it’s better able to combine writes when the blocks
are larger.

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