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Re: Finalizing Intel NAS SS4000-E installation


On Fri, Jan 07, 2011 at 12:55:09PM +0100, H wrote:

> > Are you happy with the 2.6.32 performances ?

> The disk IO performance of the ss4000e is very bad and AFAIK a known
> issue. I'm not sure what the cause is. Any pointers welcome ;-)

Yes, for me too ;)

> I get 6240313.95 bytes/sec rsync over nfs to raid5, and 7352449.11
> bytes/sec rsync over nfs to a plain ext4 slice.

It's rather similar here (I've also upgraded the kernel since last
message and can't see any difference from with the "dma" 2.6.26).

> I've installed Debian on the first harddisk. Say I want to boot from
> one of the others, how can I configure this in RedBoot ? ( I don't
> see any pointers in fconfig -l or the exec line) Or must I generate
> a new ramdisk.gz ? That would be awkward.

No, you can't do that. The NAS boot from flash.




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