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Re: Poor VMWare disk performance on XFS partition

To: "Hendrik ." <chasake@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Poor VMWare disk performance on XFS partition
From: Jan Derfinak <ja@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 01:41:50 +0100 (CET)
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On Sun, 23 Mar 2008, Hendrik . wrote:

> I've been converting some of my drives from EXT3 to
> XFS a while ago. Now I notice poor disk performance
> when using XFS as underlying filesystem for a VMware
> virtual drive. I did some experiments and it really
> seems to be the XFS filesystem 'trashing' the speed of
> a VMware Windows XP guest.

Mount XFS partition with "nobarrier" option. I'm using also
logbufs=8,logbsize=256k for vmware.

jan

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