View Full Version : Linux 2.6 IO

Mike Duckett
2004-04-12, 15:57
I/O on Linux 2.6 is noticably faster with respect to slimserver.

My MP3 filesystem is mounted on an LVM partition using an XFS filesystem. I
am using 3ware 8506 RAID-5 Controller. 2x2.4Ghz Xeons with 512 MB RAM.

My collection has 7000+ MP3s with 300+ directories.


On Wednesday 07 April 2004 07:17 am, discuss-request (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
wrote:Hey Sean,

I just downloaded and installed all the components for 2.6.3-7. I'll try to
some profiling on 2.4.19 first. If 2.6 boots without complication I can
probably run a few tests over the long weekend.


Quoting Sean Adams <sadams (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com>:

> Has anyone tried this?
> http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/04/06/
> 0120231&mode=thread&tid=106&tid=185
> I'm curious if it speeds up mp3 scanning much, or if it only gets a big
> improvement when multiple processes are contending for different areas
> of the disk.