[dm-crypt] md-raid5+lvm+dm-crypt+kvm: one streaming write starves all reads

Rick Moritz rahvin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 17:08:29 CEST 2009

> > Is the advantage still there, when you've only got one core available?
> Is there a way to tell the kernel to disable one core at boot? The
> BIOS doesn't have an option for it on this board.

You should be able to build a non-SMP kernel - that ought to restrict the kernel threads to serial execution.

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