Re: 2.4.22pre6aa1

From: Andrea Arcangeli (
Date: Thu Jul 17 2003 - 17:26:57 EST

On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 12:13:38AM +0200, Marc-Christian Petersen wrote:
> 2.4.22-pre[6|6aa1]: ~ 1 minute 02 seconds from: Start this virtual machine ...
> 2.4.22-pre2 : ~ 30 seconds from: Start this virtual machine ...
> ... to start up Windows 2000 Professional completely.

can you check what's doing? reading or writing? I guess it's a kind of
workload that would seek all over the place. However throughput should
be better with seeks now since I could grow the queue (if something only
latency would be worse but the above is a throughput thing only, latency
doesn't matter).

Can you retry once more time with pre2 vs pre6 to be 100% sure it's


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