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Re: [vox-tech] Raid 1 - Fresh Install - Drives seem slow
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Re: [vox-tech] Raid 1 - Fresh Install - Drives seem slow

> I just installed Sarge on an old PPro 180Mhz, with / on a RAID1 device 
> and everything else on RAID1/VG/LVGs (which is very easy using the new 
> Debian installer).  I'm building this machine to be an offsite backup 
> machine.
> It took 10hrs to sync my 100GiB partition, the first time, which seems a 
> bit slow.

Linux by default does not saturate the disk during rebuilds so that
users aren't overly impacted.

If you want to speed it up tweak the parameters under /proc/sys/dev/raid.

You should be able to get close to whatever the hardware is capable of,
at the cost of higher loads and more lag.

Bill Broadley
Computational Science and Engineering
UC Davis
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