Subject: Re: Bad response...
To: Noriyuki Soda <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: current-users
Date: 08/31/2004 16:45:26
On Tue, 31 Aug 2004, Noriyuki Soda wrote:

>>>>>> On Tue, 31 Aug 2004 23:17:03 +0900 (JST),
> 	Noriyuki Soda <> said:
>> Anyway, I think current default of vm.file{min,max} is too high.
>> Changing vm.file{min,max} from {10,50} to {5,10} (or {2,4} even)
>> is better for most users, IMHO.
> FWIW, I'm actually using {2,4} for vm.file{min,max} on my machines,
> and I'm happier than the default.
> Note that the machines can use most of memory for file cache even
> with the {2,4} setting, if anon pages and exec pages aren't big.

On a different note, then. What *exacly* does vm.filemax say???
The system will use more if more is available. I imagine I understand what 
vm.filemin says...


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