Subject: Re: UVM/other problems for desktop users in current?
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/18/2002 22:26:34
On Tue, Dec 17, 2002 at 10:28:53PM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <>, George Michaelson writ
> es:
> >During cvs -q update -d -p runs over /usr/src, /usr/pkgsrc, /usr/xsrc
> >the interactive performance nosedives. the three main desktop apps I notice
> >this on are XFree86, phoenix and sylpheed, which have 25, 25 and 45Mb
> >in-memory sizes apparently.  Switching between virtual desks, the time to
> >re-paint, and then interact, is painful. 
> Me too.  I have tried the obvious stuff (boost anonmin, etc), but no joy.

You may also want to boost execmin, and eventually cut down filemax.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 23 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference