Subject: Re: MAXBSIZE should be MAXPHYS; a yes vote!
To: Rob Healey <rhealey@MR.NET>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@BALVENIE.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
Date: 11/08/1995 17:52:33
> After cgd mentioned that MAXBIZE in sys/param.h could be set to
> MAXPHYS rather than 16K I decided to give it a whirl. It appears
> to have almost doubled my filesystem performance.
> Any chance we could move this to the machine/param.h so arch's that
> can handle it can use the proper setting for MAXBSIZE rather than
> the slower 16K??
in a way, it already _was_ machine-dependent, because MAXPHYS is
Unless there's a good reason to do something different, i think it
should be changed back to MAXPHYS (and people should fix the ports
that that breaks... 8-).