March 5, 2010

ZFS – some initial testing

I thought I’d run some simple tests, based on a tuning thread I found: # dd if=/dev/urandom of=./file1 bs=1m count=1024 1024+0 records in 1024+0 records out 1073741824 bytes transferred in 14.283206 secs (75175127 bytes/sec) And while the above was running: # zpool iostat 5 capacity operations bandwidth pool used avail read write read write ———- […]

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mirroring the hard drive

Tonight’s goals: Install a second HDD get gmirror running install the remaining 5x2TB HDD add the two RAID cards After adding in the second HDD for the OS, dmesg shows this: ad4: 76319MB <seagate ST380815AS 4.AAB> at ata2-master UDMA100 SATA 3Gb/s acd0: DVDR <tsstcorp CDDVDW SH-S223C/SB01> at ata3-master UDMA100 SATA 1.5Gb/s ad8: 152587MB <wdc WD1600AAJS-75M0A0

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