[CentOS] Software RAID1 Disk I/O

Neil Aggarwal neil at JAMMConsulting.com
Tue Jan 5 23:45:06 UTC 2010


> [root at server ~]# uptime
>  17:20:54 up 7 days,  3:26,  2 users,  load average: 3.41, 2.93, 2.89

I think you need to investigate what is causing the load
to be high.  In my experience, software RAID causes some
CPU load, but it should not be sustained unless you have
something doing continuous disk IO.  

	Neil

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