Disk IO with the 3.4 kernel

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Tue May 29 18:25:08 PDT 2012


On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 11:32:33PM +0100, Andrew Benton wrote:
> 
> Thanks for you reply Ken. Gsmartcontrol (a GTK frontend for
> smartmontools) says the disk is fine. If 3.4.0 is fine for you that
> makes me suspect it's the filesystem as I use Btrfs and I suspect you
> don't ;)
> 
 True.  It's on my to-try-sometime list, and my old machine is
sitting idle waiting for that sort of testing.  But, I suspect that
as a single-core x86_64 with only 1GB it will *always* be slow for
me.  Glad your disk is ok.

ĸen
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