SUMMARY: parityck?

From: Steve Wills <>
Date: Thu Nov 15 2001 - 20:55:13 EST
Sorry for the last summary. The resolution on this was that parityck really
isn't needed and can be disabled. Many thanks to Tony Walsh!


On Tue, Nov 06, 2001 at 09:36:08AM -0500, Steve Wills wrote:
> I've got an E220 system thats running Solaris 5.7 connected to a full D1000.
> Recently, we started noticing parityck running for very long periods of time
> (14+hours) on the system, apparently causing a lot of iowait to be reported in
> top. My question is, why is parityck taking so long? What exactly does
> parityck do, besides the obvious of checking parity, and how does it work? Can
> it running cause system performance problems and slow down other processes on
> the system? Should I be concerned that it is apparently never finishing and
> how can I fix this?  I will summarize of course.
> Thanks,
> Steve
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