[rescue] does this guy know his stuff?

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Sun Jul 27 08:31:57 CDT 2003

On Sun, Jul 27, 2003 at 01:17:46PM +0100, Mike Meredith wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Jul 2003 02:03:38 -0400
> "Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366" <patrick at zill.net> wrote:
> > Does he know his stuff concerning Sol8 tuning?
> I can't see anything obviously wrong, although for someone who likes
> tweaking kernel tunables it's strange he hasn't picked up on setting
> 'maxphys'.
> > I am dealing with doing software RAID5 on Sol9 with 3 or 4 disks.  I
> I'm sure you already know this, but to get performance you're starting
> from the wrong place. You'll probably get a far greater performance
> boost by switching to striping and mirroring than any other tweaking
> (except to the application).

True, but I need the space and most stuff will be reads rather than writes.



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