Subject: Re: current got 'swappier'/slower.
To: None <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/07/2004 23:27:02
On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 02:11:07PM +1100, Simon Burge wrote:
> Note that you're testing a 100MB file on a box that can effectively have
> (a little bit less than) 493MB of buffers.  Look at the seeks-per-second
> column of your bonnie results - no (non-solid-state) disk can do 10,000
> seeks a second!
> Try "bonnie -s 512" for a 512MB file - or possibly even larger.

Try considerably larger.  The file should be at least 2X the size of
physical RAM for the test to be meaningful.