Subject: Question on speeding up zone file access
To: None <>
From: Christoph Kaegi <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/20/2004 13:15:48
Dear fellow netbsd users

I am running an rbl secondary with about 300-600 requests/s, and naturally, 
there are lots of reads on the zonefiles.

The 3 zonefiles are about 11MB in size.

I would like to have them fully cached in memory.
What would be the best way to achieve that in NetBSD?

Would creating an mfs filesystem and replicating the 
zonefile directory into the mfs by mount_nullfs be a
good solution?

Is there a possibility to mark files a special way so they
get cached by the filesystem cache completely until they 

Christoph Kaegi