Re: [2.6.26-rc2-mm1] sync to speed up?

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Mon May 19 2008 - 03:30:36 EST

On Mon, 19 May 2008 15:15:09 +0800 "Dave Young" <hidave.darkstar@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> With 2.6.26-rc2-mm1 I need to sync frequently. It's not normal as my
> understanding.
> 1. scp a big file from a lan server. Firstly the speed is about 8M/s,
> but the speed will slow down to 100K/s at last. After I exec "sync",
> the speed will restore.
> Is this a known issue?

Yes, probably related to the "mkfs takes forever" problem. I haven't
looked into it yet. Nor has anyone else afaik.

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