wes at umich.edu
Mon Jul 3 12:02:00 EDT 2006
On 03 Jul 2006, at 11:35, Daniel Eckl wrote:
> At this time I didn't change the scheduler. In fact, I actually
> about it a few days ago... So it was SuSE 9.3 default (might be
> default, don't know)
I think "anticipatory" is the default IO scheduler for SuSE 9.3 (from
> What would you recommend for cyrus? (or for ext3 running cyrus)?
> And are
> there prefered scheduler for other fs, too, especially reiser and xfs?
It would probably depend on your setup. Given the problem you
describe, tho, I would think that "deadline" would improve your
performance. The 2.6 kernel has many tunable parameters. If you're
pushing a server at all near its limits, you probably need to become
an expert in performance tuning. Or buy more hardware :)
More information about the Info-cyrus