[CentOS] 3ware performance in CentOS

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 18:06:51 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 1:55 PM, Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org> wrote:
> Have a look at these pages:
> http://www.bofh-hunter.com/2008/06/13/3ware-performance-in-centos/
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=444759
> I'm comparing the default 5.1 64bit kernel with the patched one posted in
> the bug report (kernel-2.6.18-53.1.21.el5.bz321111.x86_64) and I don't quite
> see any significant difference in write performance for this command:

You are comparing the wrong kernels. The bz321111 kernel was for an
NFS related bug and has no 3 impact on 3ware performance. The redhat
bug report has the kernels built for 3ware performance. Once 5.2 is
rolled out, Johnny Hughes has stated he would consider building a
kernel for the 444759 bug.

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