On Tuesday 26 March 2002 11:19, Stephane Dudzinski wrote:
>> I've been doing some tests lately on SCSI against software raid on IDE.
> I won't go in the discussion where people will say that IDE sucks anyway
> compared to SCSI. What interests me here are raw performances on IDE
>> Consider two IDE drives which are Ultra ATA 133 but on a 100 controller.
> Those drives hosted a big raid partition of 55GB and both suse 7.3 and
> mandrake 8.2 were installed.
>> Now, the problem is where Suse got 58MB/s on /dev/md0, Mandrake only
> gets 48MB/s. That's a huge gap if you ask me. I recompiled my kernel and
> included all options for IDE.
What kind of RAID? 0 or 1? (I presume 0 or 1 since you only mention two
Kernel versions? Have you tried running the same version in both?
How are you testing? hdparm?
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