Re: diskstriping or muliple cachedirs

From: Markus Storm <>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 1997 20:37:27 +0200 (MET DST)

On Mon, 15 Sep 1997, Oskar Pearson wrote:

> Hi
> > > Ik was wondering wether it would be better to spread the
> > > cachedirs over the disks or tripe the disks and have one
> > > cachedir on the concated disk.
> I would suggest striping the disks at an OS level... I tried it the
> other way for a while, and had hassles because the disk partitions were
> never quite the same size... this meant that I would suddenly run out of
> space, even though one of the disks had a few 100 megs free..

On our Solaris machine, striping does a good job distributing the load.
I even see differing amount of reads/writes per second for the different
disks, but average response time is mostly equal (now that's what we want,
don't we ?).

> and squid would crash... sigh.
> Oskar

Received on Mon Sep 15 1997 - 11:44:30 MDT

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