Subject: Re: Terrible tar performance on RAID 0 filesystem
To: Greg Oster <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/14/2001 12:35:15
On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 06:23:02PM -0600, Greg Oster wrote:
> Sure... we can go through the details off-line, but basically just:
>  1) archive the stuff you want to keep
>  2) build a new disklabel w/ larger values for sectors/track and tracks/cylinder.
>     The ones I suggested before might work reasonably well.
>  3) apply that disklabel to raid0
>  4) newfs /dev/rraid0e
>  5) copy the data back on...



much better than


or should I relabel and format my RAID1 before populating it with real data?
I won't be able to do that again too easily after putting some 20 GB of data
on the disk..