dbench scalability testing
davecb at canada.sun.com
Thu Mar 8 21:19:11 GMT 2001
Nathan Dabney wrote:
> The problem is, using a single kernel image (2.2.18) on the same hardware without any other system activity I can't get reliable results.
I got some bogons too, and found I was running the
test disk out of space and the internal table off it's
The disk out-of-space stuff is fixed in a pair oif
patchhes at http://samba.org/cgi-bin/samba-patches
You may want 117 and **part** of 181. 181 has
code for latency, too, but it's Solaris-specific
> I have taken precautions to exclude caching issues from the list of possible problems, but for some reason I still can't get the results to be reliable.
The symptoms I saw were **very** erratic performace after
the first out-of-space error or the first overflow,
accompanied with tons of error messages.
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