Very high load during mkfs on a new 1tb raid 1

Jefferson Ogata poweredge at
Tue Apr 20 11:25:04 CDT 2010

On 2010-04-20 16:04, Daniele Paoni wrote:
> I just installed two new 1TB disks configured as RAID1 on a PE2950 with
> PERC 6/i controller.
> When I try to create the filesystem with mkfs the load on the server
> goes over 500 (i have then killed the mkfs) and all the processes are
> blocked in D state (the processes are apache + mysql running on another
> raid1 array)

Did you wait for the RAID1 to finish initializing?

Jefferson Ogata : Internetworker, Antibozo
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