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

Daniele Paoni daniele-ml at
Tue Apr 20 11:59:19 CDT 2010

On 04/20/2010 06:25 PM, Jefferson Ogata wrote:
> On 2010-04-20 16:04, Daniele Paoni wrote:
>> 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?
Yes, the array status is ready.
I have initialized it with the "fast initialize" command, could it cause 
the problem ?

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