[DRBD-user] Poor fsync performance

Philip Gaw pgaw at darktech.org.uk
Fri Jan 11 16:04:47 CET 2013

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

On 11/01/2013 14:52, Shaun Thomas wrote:
> On 01/11/2013 08:10 AM, Andy Dills wrote:
>> Any positive recommendations on 10Gb NICs?
> Intel is something of a gold standard in that area. We use them 
> exclusively. Stay far, far away from anything with a Broadcom chip.

+1. I currently use quad intel gigabit NICs in a bond with drbd. 
Planning to go 10G at some point in the future (to reduce cabling 
> A major benefit is that the 10Gb cards usually have so much bandwidth, 
> you can drop all of your other 1Gb interfaces and reduce cabling 
> slightly. We *were* using dual bonded onboard 1Gb for regular traffic, 
> and 10Gb for DRBD only over a crossover, but found we lost nothing by 
> just doing everything over the 10Gb. .

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