Server becomes io-bound on no disk writes.

William King quentusrex at
Wed Jul 27 05:22:58 UTC 2011

Lucio that is a good idea and is on my list of things to test. 
Unfortunately the servers are racked in a datacenter and it will be a 
few days before I can go and swap the drives.

-William King

On 07/26/2011 10:16 PM, Lucio M Nicolosi wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 1:57 AM, Ric Moore<wayward4now at>  wrote:
>> On Tue, 2011-07-26 at 21:25 -0700, William King wrote:
>>> compdoc,
>>> I am trying to find support to track down the cause of the spurious disk
>>> writes that force the server into an io-bound state. Now is not the time
>>> to be doing hardware benchmarks. Ask me again when the issue is resolved
>>> and I would glad to provide such benchmarks.
>> Maybe he had a line of thinking towards your problem, and checking
>> through-put was a part of his winnowing through to the problem. Ric
>> --
> If the systems are nearly identical, wouldn't it be possible to make
> them identical by running the Seagate array on the working machine and
> trying to reproduce the bug? Perhaps they are not so identical as it
> seems...
> L.

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