On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 06:46:37PM -0500, Justin Piszcz wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Dec 2008, Michal Soltys wrote:
> >> I am not worried about the filesystem as the defaults usually get it right
> >> but with parted, this is the first time I had to use it for home use and
> >> with RAID-6 I am noticing slower performance with 15 disks (1 is a spare)
> >> in RAID-6 (albeit slower 7200 ones, RE3s) than I was getting with 10
> >> raptor150s in RAID-6 (but I had used fdisk there).
> >> Justin.
> > For best effect - partition should start at 1920th sector (stripe width
> > boundary), and su/sw should be appropriately set - su=64k,sw=13 in your
> > case. Parted shows the values normally - from the beginning of the volume,
> > 0
> > based.
> > ps.
> > I dropped some of CCs.
It looks like you made why big partition. Why bother with partitioning at
all? If you just use the whole device, you _will_ be aligned properly if you
tell mkfs.xfs about the stripe unit/width.
Josef 'Jeff' Sipek.
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