Re: debian-installer and software RAID
On Sat, Jan 26, 2008 at 06:10:17PM +1100, Russell Coker wrote:
> A recent feature of Linux software RAID is a "write intent bitmap". The
> purpose of this is that before writing to a section of disk the bitmap is
> altered to mark it as dirty. Then if the machine experiences a power failure
> or other catastrophic event then when rebooted it will know that the section
> referenced by that bit is dirty.
It was reported that this feature produces a large decrease in
performance. Did you check that?
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