[mythtv] RedHat 8.0 and hardware questions.
Mon, 16 Dec 2002 14:20:12 -0600
The drives are ide, on a separate maxtor ata 133 controller.
they are raid 0 striped. I am not sure about raid 1 across your
2. Seems like it would be o.k. with the hdparam -t values you
> On Mon, 2002-12-16 at 11:38, email@example.com wrote:
> > On 16 Dec, Richard Trice wrote:
> > > Current config.
> > >
> > > Asus mb w/ 700mhz Athlon
> > > 256mb ram
> > > 13 gb / partition
> > > 2 west. dig 80gb drives, software raided (hdparam -t /dev/md0 gives
> > > 60MB/s writes)
> duh! sent from the wrong account first. ;)
> Are the WD drives SCSI or IDE?
> I'm wondering if I have something messed up on my box. I have Maxtor
> 7200RPM UDMA IDE 40G and 80G drives. I have a 40G RAID1 partition across
> the two. hdparm -t /dev/md0 gives me typically about ~25-30 MB/sec
> reads. I've tested this both using my Promise ATA133 Controller Card and
> the onboard controllers (System: Asus w/ AMD XP2100, 256MB DDR, WinTV
> Live TV with Myth isn't really usable for me. Large pauses every 5-10
> seconds. I've cut the capture resolution to 480x240 and still have the
> same problems. Nothing else is running at the time and the system load
> is usually 2-3.
> Any thoughts on where I can start to try and locate my bottleneck or
> Thanks much,
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