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Re: kern/39298: dd brings system to knees

David Holland wrote:
On Wed, Aug 06, 2008 at 01:35:01PM +0000, wrote:
 > >How-To-Repeat:
 > dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/null bs=100m count=1000

How much is that relative to your RAM size? You're probably just
flushing memory.

I was able to reproduce with bs=100m on a machine with 1GB of RAM, didn't try any lower values.


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