Subject: Re: BUFMEM/UVM?
To: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/13/2000 10:00:04
"man 5 options" :)
Size of the buffer cache as a percentage of total available
RAM. Ignored if BUFPAGES is also specified.
These options set the number of pages available for the buffer cache.
Their default value is a machine dependent value, often calculated as
between 5% and 10% of total available RAM.
Not all ports may implement BUFCACHE, but all should allow NBUF
On Thu, 13 Apr 2000, Peter Seebach wrote:
> I was noticing that the dmesg output for one of my boxes suggests it's using
> less buffer cache than I turn out to want. In old-VM, I believe this was
> addressed with something like
> options "BUFMEM=\(32*1024*1024\)"
> (actually stolen from a BSD/OS config file of some time ago, but you get the
> How do you hint at this for modern UVM?