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Re: Performance problems with Seagate Barracuda ES.2 harddisks

On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 10:15:15AM +0100, Chris Gilbert wrote:
> Do you have softdep on wd0 but not on the others?

*ouch* Yes, indeed. :-(

I could have sworn that I turned it off everywhere.

> I vaguely remember softdep achieves a big gain for extracting source
> archives.

Indeed. The benchmark now finishes in 3:18min on one of the new harddisks.
Sorry for the noise, the problem was in front of the keyboard.

        Thanks a lot

Matthias Scheler                        

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