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Re: Improving RAIDframe Parity Handling: The Diff

On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 06:02:05PM +1100, matthew green wrote:
> - newfs tends to dirty a huge portion of zones.  for my 250GiB filesystem,
>   newfs dirtied 1491 out of 4096 zones, which is a few more than the total
>   number of cyl groups:
>     using 1425 cylinder groups of 184.30MB, 11795 blks, 23296 inodes.
>   these zones cleared up a few minutes later, without syncing 1491 * 64MB,
>   so this will only be a problem with a crash in the minutes after a newfs

I'm sorry but I don't understand why this is a problem. It should only
mean that the parity rewrite takes longer. What am I missing?

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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