Please help with Simon's Cyrus RPMS (2.2.8), SMP, and really slow performance

Craig Ringer craig at
Sun Aug 1 00:14:23 EDT 2004

On Sat, 2004-07-31 at 23:33, mgrommet at wrote:

> Does this information help?  What other info can I provide?

Yep. Can you please run 'vmstat 1' while the test is running, and
redirect the output to a file? vmstat can help spot all sorts of issues.

Also, what filesystem and disks are you using on your big box? Is it
sitting on a RAID 5 array - perhaps an ATA RAID array?

Craig Ringer

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