Re: xfs: does mkfs.xfs require fancy switches to get decent performance? (was Tux3 Report: How fast can we fsync?)

From: Mike Galbraith
Date: Wed Apr 29 2015 - 23:35:31 EST

On Thu, 2015-04-30 at 10:20 +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:

> IOWS, XFS just hates your disk. Spend $50 and buy a cheap SSD and
> the problem goes away. :)

I'd love to. Too bad sorry sack of sh*t MB manufacturer only applied
_connectors_ to 4 of 6 available ports, and they're all in use :)

> ----
> And now in more detail.

Thanks for those details, made perfect sense.


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