On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 10:01:13AM -0600, Nick Couchman wrote:
> Hi, folks,
> The disk volume for the e-mail is on my SAN, and I've attached the FC LUN to
> my Xen host
Does the SAN LUN perform OK from dom0 without any domUs running?
> I'm running into an issue with high I/O wait on the box (~250%) and large
> load averages (20-40 for the 1/5/15 minute average).
Do you have iowait on dom0, or only in domU?
Try running "iostat 1" in both dom0 and domU.
Also, have you dedicated a cpu core only for dom0?
> I'm running Xen 3.2.0 on SLES 10 SP2, on a Dell PowerEdge R610 server. The
> FC HBA is a QLE2462, dual-channel 4Gb FC card. Any help, hints, etc., are
> greatly appreciated!
You could also try updating to SLES11.
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