[DRBD-user] DRBD performance over GBit Ethernet

Lars Marowsky-Bree lmb at suse.de
Thu Apr 8 15:00:37 CEST 2004

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

On 2004-04-08T11:58:16,
   Andreas Semt <as at computer-leipzig.de> said:

> Now I have a new drbd performance: around 33 MB/sec over my crossover 
> GBit Ethernet! Is that a common performance for drbd over GBit Ethernet?

It depends on your disk subsystem.

> The bottleneck was the disabled write cache of the Adaptec Raid 
> controller ...

Uhm. You better pray to heaven that that is battery-buffered ;-)

    Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb at suse.de>

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