Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Leroy van Logchem wrote: > > Best mailinglist, > > I'am using drbd on three heartbeat enabled clusters doing nfs and samba > only. > The performance is quite okay but we experience high load averages and > iowait. > Ideas to improve the setup are most welcome. > > Primary side: > ----------------- > cat /proc/loadavg > 11.65 11.66 12.64 1/284 11563 > ( The load doesnt drop below 10 and peaks around 50 daily ) > <SNIP> > Secondairy side: > ----------------- > cat /proc/loadavg > 0.11 0.15 0.10 1/104 9797 > <SNIP> You might want to look at the output from smbstatus smbstatus -p IIRC, every smbd process (smbstatus -p) is waiting and will drive your load average up by 1. (you _might_ try shutting down samba for a few minutes and see what the load level goes to, but that would probably not be a good thing to do during working hours.) -- Todd Denniston Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane) Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter