Subject: Re: New features in NetBSD 2.0
To: SODA Noriyuki <email@example.com>
From: Daniel de Kok <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/13/2004 08:35:34
On Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 07:25:43AM +0900, SODA Noriyuki wrote:
> Currently sysctl(8) doesn't mention the vm.bufcache variable... ;-/
> At least the following variables should be added to the man page:
I'll make a patch for that today.
> and the change must be pulled up to 2.0 branch, but I'm not sure
> it will be in time for 2.0 release...
Well, manual page changes may be pulled up ;-).
> Perhaps mentioning the variable in /Documentation/tune/stune.html
> and refering to the page may be safer.
For the time being, yep.
> Well, it speeds up not only memory allocation but also memory
> reference, if there are many vm_map entries.
> Also, we should find a place to describe $PTHREAD_CONCURRENCY.
> Currently pthread(3) man page doesn't mention this environment
> varaible, and this should be fixed. Also it may be worth mentioning
> this variable somewhere in www.netbsd.org.
stune.html seems to be the right place.