On Thu, 24 Mar 2005 at 5:42pm, Robin Humble wrote
> On Mon, Mar 21, 2005 at 07:40:53AM -0500, Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> >Hrm. I had exactly the opposite experience. My testbed was far older
> >(and simpler) -- dual PIII 450, 384MB RAM, AIC-7890 controller and 2 SCSI
> >disks (not in any sort of RAID or anything). I was running RHEL4 on it
> >with the kernel modified simply to turn on XFS support.
> >'tiobench --size 2047' would reliably produce stack overflows.
> Hmmm. interesting.
> <insert another couple of days of testing>
> Perhaps your results can be explained if the aic7xxx driver is a lot
> more stack-heavy than the 3ware driver that we are using?
Could be. I'm getting a new dual 3ware 9500 based system soon, and I'll
certainly be testing that as well.
> Or if you are exercising multiple XFS partitions at the same time?
No, just one.
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