Subject: Re: NetBSD - ready for prime-time fileserving?
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/07/1999 16:57:26
Frank van der Linden <> writes:
> For a fileserver, that isn't doing much else, increasing the size
> of the static buffer cache that we still have (but looking at
> Chuq's UBC stuff not for long anymore) will work OK to boost
> performance.

Of course, at least on some ports (most notably i386), if you've got a
gig of ram, or even 512MB or 256MB, what fraction can you actually
throw at buffer cache?

last i saw, it wasn't particularly large due to KVM issues...

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.