Subject: Re: performance slowdown after longish uptime
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mark Davies <mark@MCS.VUW.AC.NZ>
Date: 08/29/2000 22:27:44
From: Richard Earnshaw <email@example.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2000 10:22:13 +0100
> Well I saw a problem like this a while back (it started about the time
> that softdep was integrated). The symptoms were similar to those you
> describe -- heavy disk activity after the machine had been up for about a
> But that problem was fixed somewhere around 1.4X by Chuck based on my PR.
> See kern/9792 for details.
I thought I'd remembered seeing a PR that described something like what I
was seeing but I couldn't find it when I went looking recently. The PR
says fixed in 1.23 of vfs_cache.c and I'm definitely running with 1.25.
Any ideas what I can monitor to track down what is actually happening in