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Re: suddenly slow writes on XFS Filesystem

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: suddenly slow writes on XFS Filesystem
From: Stefan Priebe - Profihost AG <s.priebe@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 09 May 2012 09:36:41 +0200
Cc: Stan Hoeppner <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx" <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20120509070450.GP5091@dastard>
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Am 09.05.2012 09:04, schrieb Dave Chinner:
>> So the best solution to your current problem, and one that will save you
>> disk space and thus $$, is to use a backup solution that makes use of
>> both tar and gzip/bzip2.
> Why use the slow method? xfsdump will be much faster than tar. :)
I tried to use it in this special case but it is hanging on dumping
directories for 3 hours now or is this normal?


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