[CentOS] Workaround for RH #502499?

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Tue Nov 17 17:28:02 UTC 2009


On 17/11/09 17:12, Chris Boyd wrote:
> I have a workstation with a Gigbyte board and an Intel Corporation 82801EB (ICH5) SATA Controller (rev 02) that's apparently getting bitten by https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502499
>
> It's running CentOS 5.4 32 bit, and the user is suffering from high load and sluggish response whenever a disk write of more than a few MB is made.  iostat shows the disk at 100%.
>

I've seen vibration impact disk i/o on sata disks as well. Make sure 
this is not your major problem ( eg. run the disks outside the machine 
for a few days - depending on your environment, that might be possible ).

-KB


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