> From: Steve Lord [mailto:lord@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, March 07, 2002 14:49
> Subject: Re: Does XFS on hardware RAID5 have perfomance issues?
> So I do not think it should matter. Let me guess, you do not like the
> performance you are getting right now.
We have a SuperMicro S2QR6 motherboard with four PIII Xeon 500 MHz/2Mb cache
and 4gb RAM (call it comp1). I get kernel compile times that are thrice as
long as on a dual PIII 550 Mhz Katmai processor with 256 MB of RAM (call it
comp2); importing a file into MySQL seems to take almost 50% longer on comp1
than on comp2. So, I'm chasing down all the bottlenecks and trying to
eliminate them. I thought the 2.4 kernel scaled well to sixteen processors,
and there is no indication that the highmem configuration slows the kernel
down this much, but I might have to get on the kernel mailing list with
Thanks for the response to my original question,