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Re: Rescue CD wanted: 2.6.10, SATA and XFS

On Fri, Jun 10, 2005 at 04:37:12PM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> I recently migrated to ext3 from xfs since 2.6.10 and lower at least
> would regularly leak enough memory that the system ran out of memory.
> That is on a system using md raid1 on two sata drives, with lvm on top,
> running xfs in a couple of LVs.  It is now all ext3 and I haven't had a
> problem since, and the performance of the filesystem has gone up by an
> awful lot.  I didn't think it was really that bad before, but now I
> realize just how slowly it was performing.
> I hope someday the XFS code becomes usable in the mainstream kernel.

Oh and I was using both NFS and samba exports from that server, since it
was a fileserver after all.

I suspect the problems may be a mixture of NFS-kernel-server, samba,
lvm, raid1 MD and XFS.

Len Sorensen

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