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Re: Bad iostat numbers

From: Mark Kirkwood <markir(at)paradise(dot)net(dot)nz>
To: david_list(at)boreham(dot)org
Cc: carlos(dot)reimer(at)opendb(dot)com(dot)br, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bad iostat numbers
Date: 2006-12-01 03:00:05
Message-ID: 456F9AB5.1070409@paradise.net.nz (view raw or flat)
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David Boreham wrote:

>
> These number look a bit strange. I am wondering if there is a hardware 
> problem on one of the drives
> or on the controller. Check in syslog for messages about disk timeouts 
> etc. 100% util but 6 writes/s
> is just wrong (unless the drive is a 1980's vintage floppy).
> 

Agreed - good call, I was misreading the wkB/s as wMB/s...

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