[CentOS] Write performance with 3ware 9550

chrism at imntv.com chrism at imntv.com
Fri Oct 13 03:44:57 UTC 2006

Kirk Bocek wrote:
> chrism at imntv.com wrote:
>> I'm doing this from memory as the machine is at another location 
>> now.  I think I did this:
>> turned off ncq (per Josh's suggestion)
>> turned on write caching (it's on an oversized ups and the data isn't 
>> critical)
>> set storsave to "performance"
>> changed the memory interleave (thanks to kirk's suggestion).  It was 
>> off by default.
>> used parted to create gpt disklabel
>> set noatime and one other option that was suggested here for the RAID 
>> partition
>> used mke2fs -j -b 4096 /dev/blah
>> That was it.
> Okay, now try installing kernel-module-xfs and xfsutils (located in 
> the centosplus repository), run mkfs.xfs on some unused space, mount 
> and re-run bonnie++.

To what end?  I'd absolutely NEVER use it in production that way.  
That's *plenty* fast for me.


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