[Soekris] Harddisk Slow

Tobias Weingartner weingart at tepid.org
Wed Jan 31 18:04:49 UTC 2007


On Wednesday, January 31, David Young wrote:
> 
> Sorry to ask such a basic question, but when you say "the interrupt load,"
> do you mean that the %CPU spent processing interrupts is higher, or do you
> mean that the number of interrupts per work done by the IDE controller
> is higher?  I ask because it makes sense to me that the %CPU would be
> higher than on your PowerEdge 350, however, it doesn't immediately make
> sense to me that the number of interrupts would be higher.

Possibly both?  I mean, the two pieces of machinery are not even on
the same planet.  Different IDE controllers, different capabilities,
etc ad nauseum.

--Toby.


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